How to drive at 628mph | Top Gear

18. april. 2020
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Going 1,000mph isn’t easy. But that’s exactly what the Bloodhound project wants to do. In order to do so you need a few things; a rather special car, a Rolls-Royce EJ200 jet and a rocket. Oh, and a rather brave person to sit behind the wheel. So strap your brain in as Top Gear magazine’s Ollie Marriage speaks to Andy Green about what it’s like to do 628mph - and how this car will try and hit 1,000. Be warned: there’s talk of yaw, static roll margins and what it’s like to drift a supersonic car.
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  • where are the real top gear people

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  • 0:10 yes i what the old trio

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  • The old top gear was better they don’t try to kill each other and aren’t against each other

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  • Everyone is talking about how fast the car is but howabout the camera man?

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  • the old trio i miss them

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  • I'm not comfortable driving until I'm feeling 5gs

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  • Why the hell do the editors of this video think it's so necessary to add all this RIDICULOUSLY dramatic back round music that at times over powers the narration? I see this happening more & more from NOworld to even regular TV. Do you [probably millennial] idiots putting these videos together really think you're increasing the drama factor of the video by blasting a stupid soundtrack? Are you pumping the video or the music in the video? Just STUPID!

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  • a jet without wings

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  • It will travel around the circumference of the earth in 3.333 days

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  • How does that thing not fly

    Joran KikJoran Kik10 dager siden
  • Imagine calling a rocket a car

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  • This isn't a top speed run this is just the process of me going to work

    Dima GassDima Gass11 dager siden
  • Simply, this is not a car...

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  • "2 questions: 1.. and b... " .. Erm.. :D

    Thijs GeurtsThijs Geurts13 dager siden
  • If it was richard hammond in there you could call it how not to drive at 600mph

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  • Anyone still watch this video?

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  • its a Rolls Royce. just keep that in mind

    Lucas KordonLucas Kordon14 dager siden
  • 3:10 “The car is starting to move nice and slowly now.” *Car speed is 350Mph* Um...slow?

    MagFeedMagFeed14 dager siden
  • Amazing but bloodhound has been saying it’s going to reach 1000mph “soon” for over 10 years

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  • I don’t know why you have to wear the protective gear like that’s gonna help when you’re going near the speed of sound

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  • Kinda not funny man no jokes

    Udin NarsolehUdin Narsoleh16 dager siden
  • Him:Nice and slow at 350mph Just......350mph No land vehicle can reach that fast of top speed

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  • That is a Thuruster ssc

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  • What happens when a bird flies into the spaceship

    Paul EloffPaul Eloff18 dager siden
  • U guys were close to the world record only 2mph left to reach the 630mph speed that is the world record

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  • Thats damn slow

    Florea MihaiFlorea Mihai19 dager siden
  • why not just get a fast jet and hover across the ground as they implied could happen on Star Wars and that was a sort of hovering car..

    iAwareNowiAwareNow20 dager siden
  • Bloodhound LSR is cool but I preferred the paint scheme and name when it was Bloodhound SSC

    DeltariousDeltarious20 dager siden
  • Will there be a production model?

    David MiatkeDavid Miatke21 dag siden
  • we don't want any of yous to explain it. Richard, James and jerramy are way better and you know it

    Jakalol123Jakalol12322 dager siden
  • Using both metric and imperial measurements. I'd have a stroke in the void in my brain that processes math.

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  • 1:02 what is it?

    Thais moraisThais morais23 dager siden
  • It feels like riding an NX Alpha & Beta 😂😂😂

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  • what's the point of this

    Un PhoqueUn Phoque24 dager siden
  • that’s a plane with the wings cut off

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  • This car would be everywhere on the streets in 20 years

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  • When you realize it’s not the good Top Gear... 😒

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  • Wonderful video. I adore that guys enthusiasm for the used technology. Awesome, really.

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  • I bet Andy drives something like a Peugeot as his day-to-day runner as well!

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  • I wanna watch this video all day

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  • Kids: a stock GT-R is faster

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  • 1:11 love this momment

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  • "The car..." lol I guess technically

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  • Good that he had a helmet on. I bet if he crashes it will save his life. Better save than sorry

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  • Richard Hammond would be able to do this

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  • Even Max Verstappen would sh#t his pants 🥴.

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  • They should fly it out to the Bonneville Salt Flat's in Utah it might be easier there instead of the dirt layout of South Africa

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  • You see Richard Hammond it can be done 😉 lol x

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  • Damn i thought the Boys were involved, nevermind

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  • Was better with Clarkson may and hammond

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  • *going 600mph* “It’s a bit warm today, let me just open the window”

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  • Should've got Clarkson driving it. "THE SPEEEEEEEEEEEEED"

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  • I wish Hammond drove that

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  • In 1997 set's the speed record of 1,228 kmph (763 mph) . For 23 years, still that record stands. Now that's a record for no one breaking a record for 23 years.

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  • Wasn't this thing supposed to finished in like 2015

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  • 23:08 i have a question: does anybody know if, when talking about the battery for the electric motor that will in future feed hydrogen peroxide to the Rocket booster, he was in fact referring to a really beefy capacitor pack? because I've never heard of such a compact battery (he said It would be about the size of a 20 lt suitcase, something along those lines) capable of delivering that amount of Power (500 hp about 350 kW) in such a short time (estimated burn time 30 seconds) and then recharge in a minute and a half... With that beign said: I'm a mechanic, what would i know? Thx in advance for any eventual feedback. Greetings from Italy!

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  • What does it do though

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  • that piece of steel at 16:00 is scary.....can't imagine how it would look like at 1000mph

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  • Where James Richard and Hammond?

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  • Just put it on a train track and send it.

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  • not happy with 628mph, they are gonna add Boost ! lol excellent info, the guy knows every nut and bolt on this bad boy. loved watching this.

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  • Just watch from 1:40 for the part we all came to see

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  • that is not a car, that is a fighter jet without wings

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  • That's not a car, it's a fighter jet with the wings cut off.

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  • a explanation on par with james may at his best ,like to see jezza clarksons face when being explained

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  • Who are these men? Why is there top gear in the title?

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  • New video on top gear after a long time

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  • When your girlfriend says she’s home alone

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  • 9:03 The most sofisticated steering wheel [Laughs in F1]

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  • 1:25 So funny

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  • Bugatti Chiron Super Sport: does 300+mph Bloodhound: hold my beer

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  • Anyone still watch this video?

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  • Just wow :-O

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  • Top Gear: "How to drive at 628 mph" Me: "Need a MUCH larger engine in my Prius"

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  • *350mph* “We are now moving nice and slowly”

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  • It would have gone faster over a hill if Richard Hammond was behind the wheel. :(

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  • exactly right

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  • When your girlfriend says she home alone.

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  • Better if its old top gear

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  • What about all these Honda references here ?

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  • Good video!!

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  • Bugatti: Were the fastest Blood Hound: Hold My Beer

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  • lol rip hammond

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  • It’s a jet on ground with different controls

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  • I would love to see you get out and walk at 250mph lol

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  • Brilliant ⚡️

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  • I dont like it when they call it a car, does it look any close to one? Thats a rockets ship on wheels

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  • Andy is a great communicator of science. It's lovely to see how to project has evolved and has stayed relevant.

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  • Dude, I don't usually comment, but let's just say I had to like and comment this video!

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  • Does it work at 629?

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  • 1:26 My dad going to get milk

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  • Probably one of the most fascinating videos I've ever watched

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  • Imaging being on a perfectly flat tar road with no rocks

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  • God!!! I miss the Trio's madness.

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  • the one cocky spoiled brat would say *”my daddy’s ferrari goes 629 haha its faster”*

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  • let's cut the wings of a jet and call it a car. bye!

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  • hey from south africa

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  • Great video, but this is NOT Top Gear. Search your feelings, you know it to be true

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  • Jesus Christ , that thing is fast ...casually accelerates up to 628 mph but it can go up to 2000 mph ? Yeah i don't want to see that happening , i am proud of him going that fast already , let's not push our luck further

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    • 1000, not 2. That is our ultimate goal.

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