Thrust SSC trenutno drži kopenski hitrostni rekord. 15. oktobra 1997 je dosegel 1.228 km/h (763 mph) in postal prvi avtomobil, ki je presegel hitrost zvoka. Za krmilom je bil Royal Air Force lovski pilot Andy Green. Rekord so postavili v Black Rock Desert v Nevadi, ZDA.
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Zunanje povezave[uredi | uredi kodo]
- Official Thrust SSC website (no longer being updated)
- Coventry Transport Museum where Thrust SSC is on display
- Photo-Diary by John Coppinger – including the aerial photo by Richard Meredith-Hardy showing the shock wave as Thrust SSC narrowly exceeds the speed of sound
- Thrust SSC the car and the run
- Thrust SSC Photos Pictures from Blackrock, Nevada – 15 October 1997
- Speed Record Club – The Speed Record Club seeks to promote an informed and educated enthusiast identity, reporting accurately and impartially to the best of its ability on record-breaking engineering, events, attempts and history.