Bloodhound SSC is a supersonic land vehicle currently in development,Its goal is to match or exceed 1000 mph ( 1609 km/h ) achieving a new world land speed record.
The pencil shaped car , powered by a jet engine and a rocket engine is designed to reach 1050 mph ( 1690 km/h ).
It is being developed and built with the intention of breaking the land speed record by 33% ,the largest ever margin.
Runway testing of up to 200 mph ( 320 km/h ) is scheduled to take place early 2015.
Bloodhound SSC will then be tested on the Hakskeen Pan in the Mier area of the Northern Cape , South Africa where a track of 12 miles ( 19 km ) long and 2 miles ( 3.2 ) km wide has been cleared.