Bloodhound SSC land speed record car moves into final preparation stages

Bloodhound SSC and Geely

Preparations for the Bloodhound SSC’s new outright land speed record attempt are now in full swing; Geely is confirmed as the “prime sponsor and official automotive partner»

The Bloodhound SSC land speed record car has moved into final stages of preperation ahead of its first high-speed run in 2017.

The car has returned to 3M’s state-of-the-art Atherstone facility for its final paint job, where a top coat that will have to survive supersonic speeds is being applied.

Work on Bloodhound’s upper chassis began on 19 December, after Volvo‘s parent company and China’s seventh largest car maker, Geely, provided funding as the project’s …read more

Source:: Autocar