Put Your Selfie on the Bloodhound SSC

Building a car that can go 1,000 miles per hour isn’t cheap. That’s why the folks behind Bloodhound SSC have launched an IndieGoGo campaign to raise some funds. But if you help them raise the most you can go along for the ride. Well, your selfie can ride shotgun on the tail. RELATED: Check Out Bloodhound SSC’s High Tech Cockpit Basically, you need to go to the Bloodhound SSC IndieGoGo page to get started. Be the top fundraiser and your lovely mug (or a friend’s) can appear on the tail of the Bloodhound SSC. Not quite ready to pony up $1,550? There’s also the less-expensive option of having your name on the vehicle. That will set you back less than $24. That seems pretty reasonable to be part of a record. RELATED: See the Current World Land Speed Record How does Bloodhound SSC plan to hit 1,000 mph? Well, its powertrain sure doesn’t hurt. It has three power plants: a Rolls-Royce EJ200 jet from a Eurofighter Typhoon, a cluster of Nammo hybrid rockets and a 650-horsepower engine that drives the rocket oxidizer pump. Between them they generate 135,000 thrust horsepower, equivalent to 180 F1 cars. Just to show you how expensive it can be launch a 1,000 mph challenge, the Bloodhound SSC wheels cost $400,000 - each. They are made of an aluminum alloy mix that contains small amounts of zinc, copper and manganese. It’s an alloy typically only used in space. _____________________________________ Click Here to Read the Original Article on BoldRide

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