Cars (Fast Forward Series) by Ian Graham, David Salariya, Mark Bergin, Mark Bergin
The Thrust SSC blasted across the Black Rock Desert in Nevada in October 1997, powered by two jet engines. This amazing vehicle reached 763 mph, smashing the land speed record and becoming the first car ever to go supersonic. How are cars designed? What makes racing cars so special? Who invented air bags? Discover everything you need to know about cars, from the first steam engines to the power and luxury of modern supercars.