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January 9, 2018

BMW Attempts Car-to-Car Refueling for World’s Longest Drift

BMW Attempts Car-to-Car Refueling for World’s Longest Drift
BMW is attempting to set a new world record for the longest drift ever. For the record-setting attempt, BMW will put driver Johan Schwartz behind the wheel of an M5 and set him loose on the Nürburgring for a drift they hope will last an incredible 8 hours.…
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May 9, 2017

Toyota Sets a World Record for Fastest SUV in a Land Cruiser

Toyota Sets a World Record for Fastest SUV in a Land Cruiser
While you were busy taking tequila shots and pretending that wearing a sombrero somehow made you look attractive, Toyota was issuing the news that it had earned the title of “World’s Fastest SUV” this Cinco de Mayo.…
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April 24, 2017

Watch as a Honda Civic Type R Sets FWD Nürburgring Record

Watch as a Honda Civic Type R Sets FWD Nürburgring Record
It’s official folks, Honda has announced that the all-new Civic Type R is now the world’s fastest front-wheel-drive (FWD) production car. On April 3rd, 2017 the new Type R lapped the 12.9-mile loop in a record 7 minutes, 43.80 seconds, in the process setting the fastest FWD lap time in history, crushing the old record by over 3 seconds.…
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January 30, 2017

Video of the McLaren F1 Breaking 240 mph is Awesome

Video of the McLaren F1 Breaking 240 mph is Awesome
It could be said that the the very first “hypercar” was the original McLaren F1. this car hauls ass along with three people, putting the driver dead center and two passengers to the sides and behind them for a view of the road ahead.…
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September 28, 2016

World’s Fastest Beetle Does 205 mph

World’s Fastest Beetle Does 205 mph
The Volkswagen Beetle has always been a fun little car, but it’s never exactly been quick. The first gen Beetle had like 30 hp, and the current gen tops out around 200 hp in it’s most brawny production variant.…
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June 26, 2016

Tiny EV Does 0 to 62 mph in 1.5 Seconds

Tiny EV Does 0 to 62 mph in 1.5 Seconds
There are a bunch of hypercars out there that can rocket at insane speeds to 62 mph from a standstill. The Lamborghini Aventador can do the deed in well under 3 seconds.…
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March 7, 2016

Fully-electric Corvette Breaks Street-legal EV Speed Record

Fully-electric Corvette Breaks Street-legal EV Speed Record
Genovation is a company that makes high-tech “green” vehicles. Along the way, they’ve also built an insanely powerful experimental EV – the Genovation eXtreme Electric (or GXE).…
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February 10, 2016

World’s Fastest Log Hits 90mph

World’s Fastest Log Hits 90mph
Whover set this record must have had some serious abdominal strength to shoot out a log at 90 mph. Oh, wait it’s not that kind of log… my bad.…
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February 9, 2016

World’s Fastest Mobility Scooter Goes 107.6mph

World’s Fastest Mobility Scooter Goes 107.6mph
If you have ever spent time around an elderly person who relies on a scooter to get around, you know how slow those things are. If they can reach the speed of a slow jog or fast walk, you are doing good.…
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September 30, 2015

Man Pops World’s Fastest Wheelie

Man Pops World’s Fastest Wheelie
If you told me you were about to hit 209.8 mph on a Suzuki Hayabusa motorcycle, I would tell you that you were nuts. If you told me you planned to reach that speed on a single wheel, I would know you are nuts.…
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July 29, 2015

Big Rig Soars 166-feet to Set World Record

Big Rig Soars 166-feet to Set World Record
The big rigs that I see rolling the highways in my part of the world are always pulling trailers and moving slowly. It’s hard to think about one of these trucks moving that fast, much less jumping like the General Lee.…
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July 9, 2015

VW Golf TDI Grabs Record for US Fuel Economy

VW Golf TDI Grabs Record for US Fuel Economy
Yesterday, I mentioned that Honda had set a record in Europe for fuel economy while driving through a bunch of countries. VW didn’t want to be outdone, and has now announced that it has landed a Guinness World Record for fuel economy in the US.…
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July 8, 2015

Stock Honda Civic Sets EU Fuel Economy Record

Stock Honda Civic Sets EU Fuel Economy Record
A couple of people from the Honda Europe R&D team have laid claim to an impressive Guinness World Record for fuel economy in the real world.…
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June 4, 2015

German Mechanics Break Tire Change World Record

German Mechanics Break Tire Change World Record
If you have ever had to change a tire on the side of the road after a flat, you know how tiring and time consuming that can be.…
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April 11, 2015

Rally Champ Grabs World Record for Fastest Tractor

Rally Champ Grabs World Record for Fastest Tractor
My uncle is a cattleman and has a few tractors he has used every summer for as long as I can remember to cut the hay in the fields and bail it so the cattle can eat all winter.…
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