Shockwave (Jet Truck)

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Shockwave is one of two jetpowered trucks. Namely, Shockwave, a Peterbilt semi, and Super Shockwave, a 1957 Chevy.

Shockwave at the 2003 Naval Air Station Oceana Regional Air Show.

Shockwave[edit]

Shockwave is the first of the Shockwave trucks. It currently holds the world record for jet-powered full-sized trucks at 376 miles per hour (605 km/h).[1] The truck has three Pratt & Whitney J34-48 jets, which allow the truck to complete the quarter-mile in 6.63 seconds.[2]

Super Shockwave[edit]

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The Super Shockwave is the most recent of the two trucks. The truck has two Pratt & Whitney J-34-48 jet engines. The truck is built on a 1957 Chevy cab. In the full mile, the truck is able to reach 336 mph.[3]

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