Development of supersonic car is scrapped
THE PROJECT to develop the Bloodhound supersonic car – which aimed to hit speeds of 1,000mph – has been scrapped.
Bloodhound Programme, the firm behind the initiative to break the land speed world record, went into administration in October. Administrators at FRP Advisory announced yesterday that efforts to secure an investor had failed.
Project Bloodhound was founded in 2007, with plans to race the car in the deserts of South Africa. The team was seeking £25m in investment.
The world land speed record of 763mph is held by Thrust SSC.