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Skoda Octavia vRS Bonneville Special

Skoda Octavia vRS Bonneville Special Hits 200 MPH

About a year ago we saw Suzuki do it with a modified version of its Kizashi sedan and now Czech brand Skoda has achieved the same same feat, reaching a top speed of 202.15 mph at the Bonneville salt flats in Utah with its Octavia vRS. While in standard trim the Skoda Octavia vRS sports a 200... read more

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Ferrari 288 GTO with Chevrolet big block at Bonneville

Video: The World's Fastest Ferrari

I don't quite know if this whole "fastest Ferrari" title really works out with this car. Sure, what you see is the body of a 288 GTO, but little else of its Ferrari soul... read more October 19, 2010 by

2011 Jaguar XKR

Jaguar Celebrates its 75th Anniversary With a Quiz

September 23, 2010, marked the 75th anniversary of the founding of Jaguar. To celebrate, the company hosted a gathering of leapers and growlers for a two-day drive from... read more September 29, 2010 by

Suzuki Kizashi at Bonneville

Suzuki Kizashi Cracks 200 MPH Barrier At Bonneville

Ask just about anyone at Suzuki why their cars aren't as popular as their motorcycles and you're likely to be greeted with a confused look. They build great bikes, and they... read more August 18, 2010 by

Spectre Performance Speedliner

Why Land Speed Racing?

It is the earliest and most primitive of all of motor racing--even simpler than point A to point B—and the only thing that is recorded is the speed averaged over a... read more April 18, 2010 by

Jesse James Streamliner

Jesse James' hydrogen-powered land speed record claim comes under assault

Jesse James, American engineer, stuntman and all around lunatic successfully shattered the land speed record for a hydrogen powered vehicle for his latest show Jesse James Is... read more June 23, 2009 by

2005 Pontiac Bonneville 4-door Sedan GXP Angular Rear Exterior View

Police catch Panis doing 212kmh in Ferrari

Nov.17 (GMM) Former grand prix winner Olivier Panis has lost his driver's license after he was caught speeding, it is being reported by the international media. Italy's La... read more November 16, 2008 by

World land speed record shootout headed to Bonneville

World land speed record shootout headed to Bonneville

In just eleven days the first-ever head-to-head competition to sort out the ten fastest car and motorcycle teams in the world will begin at the famed Bonneville Salt Flats in... read more September 11, 2008 by


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