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Bloodhound LSR car hits 500mph in bid for land-speed record

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Jet-propelled British vehicle tested in South Africa before attempt to beat 763mph in 2020 Under the blistering Kalahari sun, a British-made machine that looks like a mash-up between a grand prix car, a fighter plane and a spaceship has broken the 500mph mark as it bids to break the land-speed record. There have been a few frights and hitches – including a fire scare – but the hope is that within the next few days Bloodhound LSR, which has been taking shape in
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