It looks a like a rocket and is supposed to be doing just that, speed off like a rocket – aimed at being the fastest car in the world. The Bloodhound SSC project will go up to 1,000 mph breaking all land speed records. British companies Advanced Composites Group, Cosworth, and Hampson Industries will begin constructing this car, which is six tonnes, 42-foot long, with 135,000 horsepower. They will be propelled by a Eurofighter-Typhoon jet engine and a Falcon rocket. It will go from 0 to 1,000mph in 45 seconds and is piloted by Bloodhound in South Africa by Royal Air Force Wing Commander Andy green.