October 02, 2015      

Breaking the sound barrier...on land!

Additive-manufactured parts are going to break the sound barrier and then 1,000 mph without leaving the ground in 2016. The Bloodhound Supersonic Car, a British effort to set the next land-speed record, will have three and possible four printed components when it is fired up in South Africa next year.

The Bloodhound, which is nearing completion, will be powered by a Rolls-Royce EJ200 jet engine on loan from the military, a 750 British horsepower Cosworth F...

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