Biggest Monster Truck
Bigfoot 5 is the worlds biggest monster truck. It
has a 1996 Ford F250 pickup body with a 460 cu inch
V8 for power. Bigfoot 5 weighs 28,000 lbs and stands
15 feet 6 inches tall.
The enormous tires are from an Alaskan Land Train,
a vehicle used by the US army in the 1950's.
The longest car ever built was a
30.5 meter (100 ft) limousine. The 26 wheeled car
was mainly used for promotion and films. It featured
a swimming pool complete with diving board, and
a full size water bed.
Most Powerful Production Car
The most powerful production car
is the Bugatti
Veyron. The Veyron has a 1001 horsepower W16
engine giving it a top speed of 252 mph (also the
fastest production car speed).
Thrust SSC (Super Sonic Car) is powered
by two 25,000 lb thrust Rolls Royce 205 Turbojet
engines. This gives it a total power similar to
145 Formula 1 cars. Thrust SSC weighs 10 tonnes
and recorded a maximum speed of 766 mph in the Black
Rock desert Nevada, USA on October 15, 1997.
Fastest Motorcycle 'Easyriders'
'Easyriders is the fastest motorcycle
in the world. 'Easyriders' achieved an average speed
of 518.45 km/h (322.150 mph) at Bonneville Salt
Flats, Utah, USA on July 14th 1990.
'Easyriders' is powered by two 1500cc Ruxton Harley-Davidson
Longest Freight Train
The longest freight train was 4.568
miles (7.353 km) it consisted of 682 ore cars pushed
by 8 diesel electric engines. The train traveled
171 miles (275 km) from BHP's Newman and Yandi mines
to Port Hedland in Western Australia on June 1st