Incredible footage fast acceleration of the jet car in the quarter mile.
Cars with jet engine is something else. Even the fastest versions of the dragsters can not compete with this car. Watch as the car with the jet thrust is accelerated to a crazy speed in just 6 seconds.
This car jet engine is called Firestorm, and it is propelled by a turbine engine the General Electric J85, produce incredible thrust – about 10,000 horsepower. The car driven by Roger Goring appeared on the race track at Santa Pod Raceway in England, where he managed to overcome extreme acceleration up to 263 mph (423 km/h) in just 6.1 seconds, during which the car ran the quarter mile (402 meters).
Be sure to turn the sound up while watching this movie. Hearing spun the engine and as the car spews fire, you’ll think that standing on the deck of an aircraft carrier.