The Bloodhound LSR jet car is gearing up for its first 500 mph tests.
It’s a very significant restoration as the BMW 530MLE homologation special is believed to be the only surviving example.
The Bloodhound LSR will look to exceed 1000 mph in 2020 or 2021.
The South African driver was charged with reckless driving and resisting arrest.
Based on the 70 series Land Cruiser, the Namib Edition is priced from the equivalent of $61,145.
Even though some find the new Supra expensive, it’s actually cheaper then the Bimmer – and it’s no slouch, either.
While there’s no Hyundai Tucson N Line available in South Africa, customers can have the more powerful Sport instead.
Ford will add a third shift at the plant to boost production from 506 vehicles a day to 720 units.
Chevrolet will sell the C8 Corvette in both left- and right-hand drive configurations.
Bloodhound hopes to push its Land Speed Record car through to 500 mph in October using a Eurofighter jet engine.
Powering this Sauber-Mercedes C9 replica is a twin-turbocharged 3.2-liter V6.
BMW SA will document the painstaking process and share it on social media .