Cheetah robot sprinter sets a new land speed record
- 6 March 2012
We know they're pretty fast in the wild but now a different kind of cheetah is on the scene.
A four-legged machine called Cheetah has just set a new land speed record for robots with legs.
The speedy gadget managed to do a zippy 18mph on a treadmill at a laboratory in Massachusetts in the US.
The last land speed record was set by a two-legged robot in 1989 who got up to a pretty impressive 13mph.