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Transporter, Sunbeam 'Silver Bullet' Car, Wolverhampton

The 'Silver Bullet' was shipped to the USA in a blaze of publicity. Here, it is pictured inside its transporter outside the Fighting Cocks pub, Dudley Road, Wolverhampton. In 1930, the Silver Bullet car, driven by Kaye Don, attempted to break the world land speed record at Daytona Beach, Florida. Despite its streamlined shape and powerful engine, mechanical problems and poor beach conditions meant…