Sounds like the Bloodhound SSC will try to hit 1,000mph after all.
The record-setting time was secured on a closed track in a customer-owned 2018 model.
The electric vehicle lapped the 2.2-mile (3.6-km) race track in 1 minute and 41.28 seconds.
The ID R could lap the Nordschleife in under 5:30, threatening the Porsche 911 Hybrid Evo’s time.
The 1000mph land speed record project is axed as administrators can’t find investors or sponsorship .
“I don’t care about the drivetrain, 6m 30s is the target”, said Porsche’s Motorsport chief, Frank-Steffen Walliser.
The Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 S has stolen the ‘Ring crown from the Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio by lapping the track in 7:49.369.
This modded Charger, also known as the ‘Omega Hellcat’, has a stock transmission and supercharger.
Mark Higgins set a new record of 40 minutes 58.08 seconds on the 84.34-km section.
With a few modifications from Porsche and Manthey Racing, the car managed the Nurburgring in 6:40.3.
180 Patrols gathered at the Dubai Rugby 7s stadium and were driven in two concentric lines, in opposite directions.
To quote the automaker, it’s “the fastest fully-fledged four-seater production car”; still not quicker than Jaguar’s XE SV Project 8, though.