Reply to post: What's the record?

Virgin Hyperloop pulls up the biggest chair for Branson, bags $50m, new speed record

Andy The Hat Silver badge

What's the record?

"Hyperloop also boasted about its latest speed record, which stands at 387kmph"

What's that a record for? A steam train has recorded over 200km/h, bullet trains over 600Km/h, cars (well, a car) is now supersonic and planes are faster still.

Is this simply a maximum speed recorded for a particular Hyperloop test vehicle?

A bit like giving a fastest speed record to a red Fiat Panda with four occupants and a dog whilst driven through Dartford Tunnel in the rush hour with a small flag flying from the rear window ...

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