The developers of the Bloodhound SSC supersonic car have revealed the cockpit of the vehicle.

The team are hoping that the Bloodhound will travel faster than 1,000mph (1,610km/h) when they try to break the World Land Speed Record next autumn.

The cockpit is made from a single piece of carbon fibre with an aluminium honeycomb spacing and weighs over 200kg, designed to withstand 130,000 horse power of engine thrust.

RAF fighter pilot Andy Green, who is due to drive the car for its world record attempt, described the cockpit as:

“My 1,000mph office”


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