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World’s Fastest Tractor

A JCB with a top speed of 103 mph? Yes, it happened—and it set a new world record in the process. Partnered with Williams Advanced Engineering, part of the Williams Formula One race team, JCB pushed an aerodynamic version of its Fastrac 8000 tractor through the traps at 103.6 mph. To get there, the common-rail 7.2L engine was fitted with larger injectors, stronger connecting rods, auxiliary piston cooling, two turbochargers combined with an electric supercharger, and produced 1,000 hp and 1,843 lb-ft of torque. Thanks to former motorcycle racer, Guy Martin, behind the wheel, the JCB’s 103.6-mph top speed shattered the previous record of 87.27 mph, set in 2018 and as seen on Top Gear.

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