Speed record on the sand will try to beat with the help of 1200-hp Porsche 911May 17, 2019
The last achievement was established in 2015 by British actor Idris Elba
Zev Eisenberg, who owns several world motorcycle speed records, plans to improve the achievement of British actor Idris Elba on the Welsh beach Pendine Sands. In 2015, Elba behind the wheel of a Bentley Continental GT Speed accelerated on sand to 290 kilometers.
In 2016, Eisenberg got into a serious accident: during the next record race he fell from a motorcycle at a speed of 376 kilometers per hour. After an intensive course of treatment and rehabilitation, Eisenberg again sat on a motorcycle and in 2018 set a new Pendine Sands record – on a 355-horsepower Suzuki Hayabusa, he accelerated to 324.4 kilometers per hour.
For a new record, the Eisenberg and MADMAX Race Team bought the 2015 Porsche 911 Turbo model and assembled a 4.1-liter bioethanol (E85) engine with a special cooling system. Its return is about 1200 horsepower. The coupe also received a modified suspension, transmission and safety cage. Recent tests have shown that with only half the power of the car on asphalt accelerates to 354 kilometers per hour.
In 2015, Idris Elba broke a record that lasted almost 90 years. In 1927, Malcolm Campbell behind the wheel of a Bluebird II car, equipped with a 22.3-liter 450 horsepower engine, accelerated to Pendine Sands to 281 kilometers per hour. Eisenberg hopes that he will be able to reach 322 kilometers per hour.
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