Tuesday, 5 April 2011

Fakta : Kereta Terlaju Di Dunia

Tahukah anda  kereta terlaju di dunia?

Kereta terlaju di dunia ialah kereta Thrust SSC(SuperSonic Car) yang dibina oleh Richard Noble, Glynne Bowsher, Ron Ayers dan Jeremy Bliss.Thrust SSC memegang rekod sebagai "World Land Speed Fastest Record" yang dilakukan pada 15 oktober 1997 apabila Thrust SSC mencapai kelajuan 1,228 km/h (763 mph).Kereta tersebut dipandu oleh Royal Air Force fighter pilot Squadron Leader Andy Green.

Spesifikasi Thrust SSC:-

 Enjin:2 Rolls-Royce Spey turbofan
Panjang:16.5 m
Lebar:3.7 m

The World Motor Sport Council homologated the new world land speed records set by the team ThrustSSC of Richard Noble, driver Andy Green, on 15 October 1997 at Black Rock Desert, Nevada (USA). This is the first time in history that a land vehicle has exceeded the speed of sound. The new records are as follows:

  • Flying mile 1227.986 km/h (763.035 mph)
  • Flying kilometre 1223.657 km/h (760.343 mph)
In setting the record, the sound barrier was broken in both the north and south runs.

Paris, 11 November 1997.
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