Land-speed record attempt builds up steam

日期:2019-03-08 02:17:02 作者:别苓洲 阅读:

THE British Steam Car Challenge team are gearing up for an attempt on the world steam-powered land speed record, following successful tests last week. The project, which is designed to raise awareness of clean-burning fuels, is aiming to reach 270 kilometres per hour with its steam car later this year. In so doing it would break the world record of 204 kilometres per hour set by the American Stanley Steamer in 1906. The car itself is 8.5 metres long and weighs 3 tonnes. It is powered by demineralised water,