Fiat Mephistopheles – 1924 World Record “Car”

The Fiat Mephistopheles is a true unique “car”, driven by Ernest Eldridge to the world recort of 234,987 km/h at the 12. July 1924. To achieve this, he used a 350-horsepower, 21 liter airship engine. The weight of the engine is about 520 kg and the gas usage for 100 km would be around 200 litres. (c) by Fiat

2 thoughts on “Fiat Mephistopheles – 1924 World Record “Car”

    1. Alex Post author

      Yes and i guess its easier to put together big parts, than struggling with a too small engine ;-)


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