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Hennessey Venom GT breaks world speed record

Hennessey’s Emotional Journey To Break The World Speed Record With The Venom GT: Video

The Venom GT is Hennessey’s completely over the top hypercar take on the Lotus Elise’s platform. Extensive customization, monstrous horsepower, and more than a small dose of engineering ingenuity went into its creation, but that was just the beginning. Next, it had to set a world... read more

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Top Gear Live's 'Deadly 720' stunt

Top Gear Live To Attempt Back-To-Back Loop-The-Loops

If you simply can’t get enough of Top Gear, and happen to live in Europe, Russia, South Africa, Hong Kong or Australia, Top Gear Live gives fans a chance to see some of... read more June 12, 2012 by 


 
Making fresh donuts at Infineon Raceway.

Simultaneous Donut World Record Shattered: Video

Under the heading of “things you can do with your car,” there are probably world records for just about any feat you can think of. There’s a world record... read more March 26, 2012 by 


 
Logo courtesy North American Eagle

Valerie Thompson To Drive North American Eagle Land-Speed Car

The North American Eagle land-speed record challenge team has been looking for the right driver of its car to take over from project manager Ed Shadle. The converted F-104... read more March 13, 2012 by 


 
Mercedes McLaren L4P SLR777

World's Fastest Mercedes Gets Even Faster: Video

If you're willing to forgive the fact that the Mercedes SLR McLaren at the heart of this story is tuned far beyond any stock Mercedes, the world now has a new Mercedes speed... read more January 12, 2012 by 


 
Bloodhound SSC 1,000 mph land speed record car

Craig Breedlove To Celebrate 50th Anniversary With 800-MPH Speed Record Attempt

Lately, all of the absolute land speed record talk that we've been reading about is in relation to the Bloodhound SSC (pictured), a beast of a jet/rocket-engined streamliner... read more November 3, 2011 by 


 
Irv Gordon's 2.9 million mile Volvo P1800

3 Million Miles By 2013? Volvo P1800 Still Breaking Records

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 June 16, 2011 by 


 
Skoda Octavia vRS Bonneville record car

Heard The One About The... 200mph, 600bhp Bonneville Skoda?

Whilst Skodas have never been sold in the United States, gearheads probably know a little about the Czech Republic-based subsiduary of the Volkswagen Audi Group and some of... read more June 9, 2011 by 


 
Bloodhound SSC 1,000 mph land speed record car

Bloodhound Land Speed Car Gets First Record (In Scale Speed)

If you've been following the race for the Land Speed Record you'll be familiar with Bloodhound SSC. The U.K-based team headed by Royal Air Force pilot Andy Green hopes to... read more June 2, 2011 by 


 
26 people squeeze into MINI Cooper

Video: 26 People Squeeze Into MINI Cooper To Set New World Record

If you thought 19 teenage girls squeezing into a Smart ForTwo was impressive, wait until you watch this video of 26 girls hopping inside a MINI Cooper. The previous record... read more January 27, 2011 by 


 
Walter De'Silva's Secret 1999 Bugatti Concept

Next Bugatti Veyron To Hit 270 mph?

If you love speed, you probably love the Bugatti Veyron. Sure, it's been eclipsed by the SSC Ultimate Aero TT and its own Super Sport variant as the world's fastest... read more January 12, 2011 by 


 
19 teenage girls squeeze into Smart Fortwo

Video: 19 Teenage Girls Set World Record By Squeezing Into Smart Fortwo

If you’ve ever complained about having to ride around in a cramped car, spare a thought for the 19 teenage girls in this video who squeezed into one of the... read more December 19, 2010 by 


 
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