CORRECTED - UPDATE 1-UK car sets another diesel speed record


Corrects paragraph 7 to show typical family saloon's drag co-efficient is about .30 cd instead of 30 cd. LONDON, Aug 23 (Reuters) - A British diesel-powered car has broken its own land speed record, reaching 350.092 miles per hour a day after it shattered a three-decades-old record, a team spokesman said. Driver Andy Green hit 328.767 mph on the Bonneville Salt Flats in the United States in the JCB Dieselmax on Tuesday, before setting the new record on Wednesday. The previous record ...

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