World’s Fastest Truck Inc.
"The Original Jet Truck ©"
Driven by: BOB MOTZ, Wadsworth, Ohio
Jet Truck and driver licensed by IHRA & NHRA
The first jet truck ever built
The first jet truck to run over 150 mph in a quarter mile (1980)
The first jet truck to run a seven second e.t. in the quarter mile
The first jet truck to run over 200 mph in a quarter mile
IHRA and NHRA record holder for speed and e.t.
Maryland land speed record holder
Winner of the only side-by-side jet truck race (2002)
BODY: 1998 W 900 Kenworth Conventional with sleeper
BRAKES: Four-Wheel Disc
WHEELS: by Alcoa
PARACHUTES: Four – 16 foot ribbons
POLISHING: by TUT Industries
FIBERGLASS: Truk-Rodz by Jones Performance
WEIGHT: 7,000 lbs.
ENGINE: J79 General Electric from a B-58 Bomber or F4 Phantom Fighter
POWER: 17,500 lbs. of Thrust
FUEL CONSUMPTION: 80 - 90 Gallons of Jet Fuel per Quarter Mile Run
CONSTRUCTION: One and a half years to build
FASTEST SPEED 1/8 mile: 174 MPH 1/4 mile: 234.60 MPH
QUICKEST ET 1/8 mile: 4.64 1/4 mile: 6.34