The light turned green and the Rocket was off, its front wheel lifting, the back wheel spinning furiously, and in less than 7 seconds a new record had been set.
Cyclone is attempting to once again raise the profile of steam power by attempting to break the land speed record for a steam-powered car.
Cold weather can present challenges for electric vehicles, but not for one developed at a Helsinki university, which hit 156.64 mph on a frozen lake.
A bunch of Boise State engineering students who call themselves Greenspeed set a land speed record for vegetable-oil powered vehicles, going 155 mph.
The Vestas Sailrocket 2 is in pursuit of the world Outright Speed Sailing Record, posting runs of 54 knots, equivalent to 100 km/h or 62.14 mph.
An Ohio State team set an East Coast Timing Association record for Omega class electric motorcycles at 112.349 MPH, destroying the old record of 53 MPH.
Toyota’s super sports car, the TMG EV P001, recently broke an electric vehicle time record at the famous Nordschleife Grand Prix track in Germany.