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Nissan sets record for world’s longest two-car drift

Nissan Sets World Record For Longest Two-Car Drift: Video

A stunt pulled off by Nissan in the Middle East over the weekend has seen the automaker awarded the Guinness World Record for the longest two-car drift. The drift involved a pair of Nissan Zs—a 350Z and a 370Z—going sideways around a wet track in close proximity. ALSO SEE: Raminator Is... read more

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Truck jumping a Lotus Formula One car

Watch A Big Rig Jump A Moving Formula One Car: Video

Like a scene from one of the Fast and the Furious movies, a big rig, with its trailer in tow, has managed to successfully jump a Formula One car, setting a new world record... read more November 23, 2014 by 


 
Mike Newman sets new blind land speed record in a Litchfield Nissan GT-R

Blind Man Sets Land Speed Record In 1,000-HP Nissan GTR: Video

A man from Manchester in the U.K. appears to have set a new land speed record for blind people. 52-year old Mike Newman achieved an average of 200.9 miles per hour over two... read more August 14, 2014 by 


 
Honda Mean Mower

Honda's Mean Mower Is Officially The World's Fastest Lawnmower At 116 MPH: Video

The Guinness Book of World Records holds some odd bits of human achievement. World's longest toenails. World's tallest mohawk. World's farthest milk-squirting distance (from... read more April 2, 2014 by 


 
Irv Gordon and his 1966 Volvo 1800S with 3 million miles on the clock

Irv Gordon Reaches 3 Million Miles In His 1966 Volvo P1800

Modern cars can do over 100,000 miles without pausing for breath. If you really pile on the miles, you might have 200,000 or even 300,000 miles on the clock. If the car Gods... read more October 2, 2013 by 


 
Record gathering of 1,208 Porsche 911s at Silverstone, July 2013

Record Gathering Of Porsche 911s Hit Silverstone: Video

Last Sunday saw a total of 1,208 Porsche 911s of all varieties descend upon the Silverstone race track in England and in the process set a new Guinness World Record. The... read more July 30, 2013 by 


 
Gathering of Mazda MX-5 Miatas sets new world record

Record Gathering Of Mazda MX-5 Miatas Descend Upon Dutch City

Mazda set a new world record over the weekend for the “largest parade of Mazda cars” using its MX-5 Miata sports car. A total of 683 MX-5s joined a procession... read more June 18, 2013 by 


 
Previous record of 459 Mazda MX-5 Miatas set in 2010

Mazda Aims To Set New World Record Using MX-5 Miata

Mazda is hoping to set a new world record for the “largest parade of Mazda cars” using its MX-5 Miata sports car. The Japanese automaker is in the process of... read more May 15, 2013 by 


 
Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse World Record Car

Watch Bugatti’s Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse Break A Land Speed Record: Video

Bugatti now has two world records under its belt: the production car land speed record and the production car land speed record for an open-top car. While the first record... read more April 29, 2013 by 


 
Bugatti Veyron Super Sport

Bugatti Veyron Super Sport Is Once Again The World’s Fastest Production Car

A week ago Bugatti was stripped of its production car land speed record by Guinness World Records because the version of its Veyron Super Sport sold to the public was... read more April 15, 2013 by 


 
World’s tightest parallel park attempt

World Record For Tightest Parallel Park Broken Twice: Video

A new world record for the tightest parallel park has been set, with Guinness World Records confirming that the new distance is a gap of just 5.16 inches. The new record was... read more April 9, 2013 by 


 
Bugatti teases new performance offering

Bugatti Stripped Of Top Speed Record, Teases New Performance Offering

The Bugatti Veyron Super Sport has been stripped of its production car land speed record by Guinness World Records, almost three years after the record was granted. In July... read more April 8, 2013 by 


 
Mads Østberg in his 2013 Ford Fiesta rally car

Mads Østberg Sets New Record For Longest Jump On Snow Using Fiesta Rally Car: Video

Norwegian rally driver Mads Østberg has entered the record books by completing the longest jump on snow, smashing his previous record set last year. The 25-year-old... read more March 19, 2013 by 


 
Nokian Tyres’ Audi RS 6 driven to 208.6 mph on ice

Audi RS 6 Driven To New Ice Speed Record: Video

Finnish tire manufacturer Nokian Tyres has smashed its own ice-driving speed record set in March, 2011. The new record, an astonishing speed of 208.6 mph (335.7 kmh), was... read more March 14, 2013 by 


 
69 cars break world record at Summernats festivals in Canberra, Australia

Aussies Break World Record For Simultaneous Burnouts: Video

Each year there is a car festival held in the Australian capital Canberra. Called Summernats, short for Summer Nationals, the festival attracts revheads of all kinds and is... read more January 7, 2013 by 


 
Ronny Wechselberger sets a reverse parallel parking record

Tightest Parallel Parking In Reverse World Record: Video

For many drivers, parallel parking a car is the hardest part of passing a driver’s licensing exam. Even licensed drivers often struggle with mastering the art of... read more November 27, 2012 by 


 
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