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Thunderbolt !

You might like this one too - the guy built it to take a number of British Speed records that were set in the 1930's - before most world speed efforts went to the states etc - and, more importantly, do it in the spirit of the way the records were set, not in some modern vehicle that could do it relatively easily.

So he built this : http://www.vintagebentleys.com/Thunderbolt%20Gallery.html

http://www.motorsportmagazine.com/archive/article/june-2004/93/cobbs-records-finally-beaten

Saw it at a local show some decade ago - standing within 6ft of the exhausts when it was started was some experience!

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