• New Guinness World Record for largest tire-mark image is set by a pair of Ford Mustangs

    There's a new Guinness World Record for a category I'm pretty sure you never knew existed. It's for the Largest Tire-Mark Image, and it was just claimed by a pair of Ford Mustangs. The stunt went down in Saudi Arabia under the watchful eye of a Guinness official. The previous record took up a space 500 square meters. A pair of drivers from Aljazirah Vehicles Agencies and Aljazirah Ford Racing piloted a pair of Mustangs to lay down a burning tire-based image that spanned 883.98 square meters (9,515 square feet), which means the drivers smashed that old record. CHECK OUT: Subaru to debut BRZ...

  • Gathering of Ferraris to attempt new record at Silverstone race track in the UK
    Record Gathering Of 1,000 Ferraris To Descend Upon Silverstone

    A record gathering of Ferrari supercars is expected to descend upon the Silverstone race track in the UK this weekend, and in the process get a mention in the Guinness Book of World Records. The number to beat stands at 490 cars, which was achieved at Japan’s Fuji Speedway back in 2008. For...

  • Former F1 ace David Coulthard and Golfer Jake Shepherd in SLS AMG world record attempt
    Watch David Coulthard’s Record-Breaking SLS AMG Golf Ball Catch: Video

    David Coulthard has managed to catch a struck golf ball using an SLS AMG Roadster that he was driving at 120 mph at the time.

  • Former F1 ace David Coulthard and Golfer Jake Shepherd in SLS AMG world record attempt
    Mercedes Breaks World Record By Catching Golf Ball With SLS AMG

    UPDATE: Mercedes-Benz has released a video of the amazing stunt, which you can watch by clicking here. Formula 1 legend and AMG brand ambassador David Coulthard has managed to catch a golf ball using a 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster, and in the process set a new Guinness World Record...

  • Coffee Car
    Coffee-Burning Car Gives You A 77.5 MPH World Record Boost

    You might have heard of Cars and Coffee before but almost certainly not in this way... Rather than car park full of shiny supercars and classic metal, this combination of a car and coffee involves powering the former with the latter to break a land speed record. It's not as simple as giving your...

  • 298 drivers break the Guinness World Record for the biggest Cadillac parade
    Cadillac Parade Smashes Guinness World Record

    On the same day of the announcement of production plans for the very modern ELR coupe, Cadillac chose to make a very different announcement, though one almost as special. The automaker announced that a parade of old Cadillacs, including some vintage cars, had smashed the Guinness World Record for...

  • 2011 Mazda MX-5 Miata

    The Mazda MX-5, or Miata as it’s known in certain markets, has just set a new Guinness World Record for the "Best selling two-seat sports car". Interestingly, the MX-5 originally set the record when production of the car reached 531,890 units in May 2000. Guinness updated the record when production passed 700,000 and, later, 800,000 units. Currently, Mazda is reapplying to have the record updated to 900,000 units. The 900,000th example of the car was built earlier today in Japan and is destined for a home in Germany. This tally has been growing since the launch of the first generation...

  • 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 stood at 25 people but this latest group of dancers from the Pilobolus dance company, all 26 of them, managed to squeeze into...

  • Shelby SuperCars (SSC) Ultimate Aero
    eBay watch: World’s fastest production car up for sale

    It may not be as flash or luxurious as the Bugatti Veyron, but the Ultimate Aero TT from America’s Shelby SuperCars (SSC) is currently listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the fastest production car on the planet. The car’s official top speed of 255.83mph (411.76km/h) -...

  • Formula H sketch
    Australian-built hydrogen race car targets world speed record

    The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT), an Australian university, has unveiled Australia's first hydrogen powered race car, dubbed 'Formula H' and developed in conjunction with the Fachhochschule Ingolstadt University of Applied Sciences. With speeds of around 106mph (170km/h) expected...

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    VW Jetta TDI used to set new Guinness fuel economy record

    The Guinness World Record for lowest fuel consumption has been claimed by hypermiling power couple John and Helen Taylor at the wheel of a 2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI. Burning diesel across the lower 48 United States, the pair averaged 58.82mpg (3.99L/100km) over 20 days. Previously the record for...

  • Aussie ute is the world's fastest
    Aussie Ute Is The World's Fastest

    Americans may dominate in their love affair for SUVs, but when it comes to the world’s fastest utility, Australia has the yanks beat. The HSV Maloo R8, based on an everyday work vehicle from GM’s Australian subsidiary, Holden, has set the mark with a 271.44km/h blast in the Aussie...

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