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Everyone loves a good superlative. Whether something’s the biggest, tallest, longest or strongest, words ending in “-est” connote superiority and inspire awe. Of course in the world of automobiles it seems like everyone wants to be the “fastest.” Continue Reading...
A horde of electric vehicles descended on Norway’s capital of Oslo to set a new world record. The Scandinavian city’s streets played host to some 260 EVs, half of which were Nissan Leafs and all of which helped break the previous record. Continue Reading...
Move over Toyota Tundra, there’s a new towing champion in town: the Nissan Patrol. Continue Reading...
Mazda is looking to set a new world record for the “largest parade of Mazda cars” with its MX-5 Miata. Continue Reading...
Winter is something the Finns do well. Apparently, they also do it fast. Continue Reading...
Team Hot Wheels has continued its tear through the world record books, this time executing a 92 feet Corkscrew Jump at the Hot Wheels Test Facility. Continue Reading...
Last weekend, Rhys Millen set the record as the fastest driver to ascend Pike’s Peak in history. His time was 9:46. Continue Reading...
If you couldn’t have guessed, setting the world record for parallell parking is no picnic — even for a professional like Han Yue. Continue Reading...
Utterly pointless yet indisputably awesome, F1 racer David Coulthard and pro golfer Jake Shepherd set a new world record last month by catching a 178 mph golf ball in a Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster racing down a track. Continue Reading...
Put your Asian driving stereotypes aside as Chinese driver Han Yue has set a new record for the tightest parallel parking job in a MINI at the Beijing launch of the special edition Chinese Job MINI. Continue Reading...
Some entries in the Guinness Book of World Records are stupid. In fact most of them are. They encourage people to do things like grow their fingernails to almost three feet long. The record in this story is stupid too, but at least its really cool. Continue Reading...
Norwegian WRC racing driver Mads Østberg has enjoyed a bit of success in his World Rally Championship career but as it is with all athletes, practice makes perfect so a little snowy stunt driving is practically training. Record-breaking is just a bonus. Setting a new bar for himself, and the world, Østberg completed a world… Continue Reading...
Three years ago, British motoring show Fifth Gear organized a daring loop-the-loop stunt special that presenter Tom Ford described as, “the biggest and bestest thing Fifth Gear has ever done.” In preparation of the stunt, Fifth gear and a team that included a Cambridge physicist laid the plans for a massive 40-foot loop in a Suffolk… Continue Reading...
On July 13, Rainer Zietlow and his team set a new world record for driving the length of the Pan-American Highway covering nearly 16,000 miles through 14 countries in a 2011 Volkswagen Touareg TDI Clean Diesel SUV. The team set off on this journey to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the legendary Pan-American Highway. The team began… Continue Reading...
A few weeks ago, Bentley announced that it had set a world speed record on ice in their Continental Supersports. The modified convertible hit 205.48 mph on a Finnish lakebed, which is no trifling speed. Now, obscure tire manufacturer Nokian has announced that they have bested that record by one mph, with their own special… Continue Reading...
In Finland, rally champion Juha Kankkunen has cracked the 200-mph barrier on ice in a Bentley Supersports, setting a new world speed record on ice. Atop the frozen Baltic Sea at temperatures of minus 30 degrees, he drove the AWD, W12-engined, biofuel-powered Bentley Continental Supersports convertible to a record 205.48 mph, which bested his own… Continue Reading...
Go ahead and raise your hand if you’ve made a ridiculous bet while out drinking with a few of your friends. Admit it, we all have and most of the time we never follow through and just hope everyone else forgot about the night before. But not Li Guiwen. This army driver from Beijing stuck… Continue Reading...
The 2003-2006 Ford GT is one of America’s proudest super cars. Its sleek, low profile design gives it a sense of being exotic while there’s no mistaking the American muscle that powers it. From the factory it came equipped with a 5.4L V8 with a Lysholm twin screw-type supercharger producing 550-hp and 500 ft-lbs of… Continue Reading...
BMW Tuner G-Power has just announced that during recent testing at the Papenburg test track in Germany, its 750hp twin-supercharged HURRICANE RS M5 set a new WORLD RECORD for the fastest sedan. With a stop speed of 367.5 km/h (228.4 mph) the Hurricane eclipsed the Mercedes CLS-based Brabus Rocket, which set a speed of 365.7… Continue Reading...