Capable of attaining speed up to 115 mph, the JCB GT is impressive to watch. But to jump behind this machine, you really need nerves of steel and a love of speed.
The original JCB GT became the fastest backhoe in the world when it achieved a top speed of 114.6 mph, at the Santa Pod Raceway in England. The frame was designed to look like a backhoe, but the JCB GT was really a meticulously engineered racing machine.
Neil Smith, The JCB GT backhoe driver, attained a blazing speed of 115 mph to earn a place in the record books as the fastest backhoe driver in the world.