Tomorrow, 26 October, the Bloodhound's driver Andy Green will be putting the super sonic car through its paces in its first public outing.
The Bloodhound SSC team have been working tirelessly for the last five years on the one-of-a-kind vehicle, in the hopes it will "inspire the next generation to get involved in science, technology, engineering" and "set a new World Land Speed Record of 1,000mph".
ITV West Country Presenter, Kylie Pentelow, spoke to Andy ahead of the big event:
- *Fun fact: the Bloodhound's steering wheel is shaped to Andy Green's hand. *
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Tomorrow, 26 October, the international spotlight will be on a Bristol-built supercar, hoping to become the world's fastest, as it's tested in public for the first time.
The Bloodhound is due to eventually speed along the South African desert at a 1000 miles per hour.
Earlier today, the project received the blessing of the Prime Minister, who said it shows what a leader in sciences and innovation the UK is.
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A supersonic car being built and designed in Bristol that aims to reach speeds of 1,000mph is being tested today.
Engineers are firing up the Bloodhound's jet engine to test the chassis and fuel system.
They're hoping to break the land-speed record in South Africa next summer.
In preparation for that attempt tests are being carried out at Newquay Airport.
We were there and spoke to one of the team:
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The supersonic car known as the Bloodhound will be unveiled today.
The Bristol-built vehicle is making its debut in London, before going on public display.
The much-anticipated racer is aiming to break world records by reaching speeds of more than 1,000 miles per hour.