Cosworth F1 engine to power Bloodhound SSC

Cosworth team up with Bloodhound SSC to provide pumping power and electronics to the supersonic record car You’d wonder what on earth use a formula 1 engine would be in a jet propelled car? Cosworth’s 750 bhp engine can power a lightweight F1 car to 200mph, but 1000mph? OK, well the answer is that Bloodhound […]

Cosworth F1 engine for Bloodhound SSC

Cosworth team up with Bloodhound SSC to provide pumping power and electronics to the supersonic record car

You’d wonder what on earth use a formula 1 engine would be in a jet propelled car? Cosworth’s 750 bhp engine can power a lightweight F1 car to 200mph, but 1000mph? OK, well the answer is that Bloodhound needs hydraulic power and a massive amount of fuel pumped into its rocket motors and that pump needs to handle a whopping 40 seconds of 3-4g acceleration. That’s what F1 cars experience regularly, but for only a few seconds….Cosworth are confident it can handle it and will supply data electronics to match. Here’s the official line:
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YW launches Amazon Shop

Buy from Yellowwheels Wanting a splendid new satnav, a riveting new racing game, an amazing car accessory ? Then why not visit our very own new Yellowwheels Amazon Shop ; a place of outstanding usefulness, where you will find all your usual Amazon Stuff. The best bit: it’s just like shopping for car related and […]

Yellowwheels Amazon Shop - click pic to go there !


Buy from Yellowwheels

Wanting a splendid new satnav, a riveting new racing game, an amazing car accessory ? Then why not visit our very own new Yellowwheels Amazon Shop ; a place of outstanding usefulness, where you will find all your usual Amazon Stuff. The best bit: it’s just like shopping for car related and other gizmos on the usual Amazon site; you will get the SAME price, except that Yellowwheels will get a small percentage – hey, you’ll be helping to pay for our compelling content and will feel good in the process :-)

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For the moment this is available to UK visitors only, but we are looking into expanding to other countries. Thanks


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Cruden Hexatech simulator: we drive their new 3 seater 6 axis machine

Think six axis simulator, and your brain automatically imagines a budget only NASA would contemplate. Think racing car sim, and you’d guess this is the domain of upper echelon Formula 1 teams. But here we are strapped into a full motion rig with three giant screens and a spec to match; yours for 150,000 Euros. […]

Cruden Hexatech Simulator at Autosport Racing Car Show



Think six axis simulator, and your brain automatically imagines a budget only NASA would contemplate. Think racing car sim, and you’d guess this is the domain of upper echelon Formula 1 teams. But here we are strapped into a full motion rig with three giant screens and a spec to match; yours for 150,000 Euros. This the price of a supercar rather than space rocket, and well within the range of rich car nuts with suitably large garages! So what do you get for your money? Cruden, the manufacturers of this fourth generation Hexatech 3CTR, their first three seater jiggler in Europe, give you a full hydraulic virtual vehicle, kitted out with all the latest force-feedback sensors and actuators. Not only does the steering wheel transmit turning torque back to your hands, but pedals are equipped too, not to mention the racing harness which tightens under load. All is calculated to give you the nearest, most realistic driving or racing experience.


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