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Top 20 Land Speed Records

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This is twenty of the fastest speeds recorded by man.

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Thrust SSC (766 MPH) Report Abuse
The 12 year old record continues to remain unbeaten. British driver Andy Green holds the fastest land speed record with this futuristic car.
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Thrust2 (633 MPH) Report Abuse
The other Thrust, driven by fellow British driver Richard Noble has the second fastest recorded speed of 633MPH. These cars are not IC engine cars and instead use rocket propulsion to achieve the speed.
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Blue Bird (301 MPH) Report Abuse
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she's a beauty!
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Blue Flame (622 MPH) Report Abuse
The Americans come in at number 3 with the Blue Flame. Driven by Gary Gabelich, it touched a speed of 622MPH.
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Thunderbolt (345 MPH) Report Abuse
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Spirit of America – Sonic I (600 MPH) Report Abuse
The next American on the list is the spirit of America jet engine car. It is the fourth fastest on the list with a speed of approximately 600 MPH.
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Green Monster (576 MPH) Report Abuse
The fifth position also goes to another American car, the Green Monster. It touched a speed of 576 MPH in November 1965 to be the fastest ever for a period of 8 days, before the Spirit of America took away its crown.
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Spirit of America (526 MPH) Report Abuse
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Wingfoot Express (413 MPH) Report Abuse
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Jaguar XJ220 (217 MPH) Report Abuse
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SSC Ultimate Aero (257 MPH) Report Abuse
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Bugatti Veyron (253 MPH) Report Abuse
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Saleen S7 win Turbo (248 MPH) Report Abuse
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Koenigsegg CCX (245 MPH) Report Abuse
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McLaren F1 (240 MPH) Report Abuse
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Irvin-Napier Golden Arrow (231 MPH) Report Abuse
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Ferrari Enzo (217 MPH) Report Abuse
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Pagani Zonda F (215 MPH) Report Abuse
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Lamborghini Murcielago LP640 (211 MPH) Report Abuse
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White Triplex – Spirit of Elkdom (207 MPH) Report Abuse
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