Kenelm Lee Guinness in the 12-cylinder 350hp V12 Sunbeam in the paddock at Brooklands in 1921. Guinness, a member of the brewing family and the proprietor of the KLG spark plug business that once stood on Roehampton Lane on the A3, was an accomplished racing driver. The car was powered by an aircraft engine and in 1922 the car and driver set the Land Speed Record at 133mph/214.04kph, becoming the fastest car in the world. Malcolm Campbell then acquired and rebodied the car and retook the Land Speed Record in 1924, finally achieving over 150mph/241.40kph in 1925. It now resides in the National Motor Museum.
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