The rocket truck allows one driver and up to three passengers a rare opportunity to experience up to .75 g of acceleration, not to exceed 120 MPH (stock truck w/heavy duty front suspension). The hybrid motor can be step-throttled from 1500 lbs of thrust to 3000 lbs. remotely.
The passenger can operate the hybrid motor using a remote, and the driver controls a lockout (safety switch). The passenger/motor operator is watching the motor operation on a dash-mounted video camera as he/she ignites and throttles the motor.
The rocket truck utilizes a skid-mounted proven nitrous oxide and hydrocarbon fuel rocket motor. The Skid also offers a safety protective plate that covers the rear of the truck window. The system was demonstrated at the 2006 X PRIZE Cup event in New Mexico.
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