Guinness Book of World Records

Tightest Parallel Park

Brit Sets Two Tightest Parallel Park Records: Video

Alastair Moffatt is better at parking than you. Much better, in fact. He has the certification to prove it. You see, Moffatt is the Guinness World Records holder of the title "Tightest Parallel Parker." Now he's added a new title with the addition of "Tightest Reverse Parallel Parker." Yes, he is... read more

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Catalin Alexandre Duru on his homemade hoverboard

Man Sets Guinness World Record With Homemade Hoverboard: Video

Move over, Marty McFly. Canadian engineer Catalin Alexandru Duru has set a new world record for the furthest distance traveled on a hoverboard, and unlike McFly’s board... read more May 27, 2015 by 

Parallel Parking Record

Parallel Parking Record Shaved Down To Just 7.5 Centimeters: Video

Yes, I know you think you're good at parallel parking. You can whip your car into the spot in a matter of seconds, with your wheels placed a clean distance from the curb and... read more January 13, 2015 by 

2014 Summernats burnout

Australia Continues Hoon Dominance With New Burnout Record: Video

There's Goodwood. There's Le Mans. There's the Indy 500. There are many events that an automotive enthusiast must attend over the course of his or her life. For me... read more January 2, 2015 by 

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... read more December 17, 2014 by 

Raminator breaks Guinness World Record for fastest monster truck

Raminator Is Officially The World's Fastest Monster Truck: Video

The Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, hosts Formula One and World Endurance Championship events, but recently Chrysler's Ram truck division used it for something a... read more December 16, 2014 by 

BMW M4 drifts around a MINI Cooper S driving on two wheels

Driver Sets New World Record In A BMW M4: Video

The driver of a BMW M4 coupe has just set a very unusual world record: “the most donuts around a car driving on two wheels in one minute.” The feat appears to... read more November 25, 2014 by 

Guinness World Record for parallel parking screencap

Stunt Driver Sets New World Record For Tightest Parallel Park: Video

Remember your driving test? Parallel parking probably seemed like the hardest part of getting a license, but there are some that have almost made it a competitive sport. Yes... read more November 24, 2014 by 

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 


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