Cheese Powered Dragster Sets Biofuel Land Speed Record

If I didn’t suck at math, I’d have loved to be an engineer, because engineers get to build all sorts of cool stuff. The latest example that has me regretting taking Tolstoy over tech school is a 100% biodiesel-powered dragster built by Utah State University students that set a new land speed record using a new biofuel sourced from cheese waste.

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Recycled Hawtness: 1967 Ford Falcon XR Uses Biodiesel, Recycled Parts

The Land Down Under has many unique muscle cars, chief among them the classic Ford Falcon XR. No doubt most of these cars guzzle more than their fair share of petrol, but at least one Aussie businessman is taking green to a new level. He has built a beautiful, biodiesel-powered 1967 Falcon XR that uses almost entirely recycled parts. He calls it “ZERO’D.”

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Built-To-Order British Roadster Gets Biodiesel Power

While green cars haven’t quite caught on with the mainstream consumer, wealthy people the world over are making a statement by opting for expensive green cars like the Tesla Roadster. But not everyone wants a quiet EV; some people want the world to shake when they roll through in their sustainably-powered vehicle.

For those people, British carmaker Trident is offering the Iceni Grand Tour, with a 6.6 liter turbodiesel, an almost 200 mph top speed, and the ability to run a number of different biofuels.

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F-250 Superduty Pickup Goes 182 MPH on Biodiesel, Sets New Record

The art of racing a truck is not for the faint of heart. After all, trucks are about as aerodynamic as a brick, extremely heavy, and even when equipped with huge engines, far from fast. But there are exceptions, like the Hajek Motorsports F-250, which just smashed the land speed records for diesel and biodiesel trucks.

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