Guinness Book of World Records

 
Land Rover sets world record with Range Rover Sport SVR on two wheels

Land Rover sets world record for fastest mile in a car on 2 wheels

Those who attended the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed last week caught numerous firsts and debuts The list included the first self-driving car to tackle the hill climb, the new Toyota Supra on its dynamic debut, and Land Rover with a world record stunt. The British brand set a world record for the... read more

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Colin Furze builds the world's fastest bumper car

The world's fastest bumper car can hit 100 mph

Bumper cars are designed to move about slowly. You need them to be engineered this way otherwise a bumper car ride would end with plenty of whiplash, tears, and probably some... read more April 21, 2017 by


 
Zenises Z Tire recognized as world’s most expensive by Guinness World Records

Tire laced with gold and diamonds is world’s most expensive at $600,000 a set

A company based in the United Kingdom has unveiled the world’s most expensive car tire. A set of the special tires, which are based on the Z Tire performance rubber... read more June 20, 2016 by


 
2016 Hennessey Venom GT Spyder, Naval Air Station Lemoore

Hennessey Venom GT Spyder sets new open-top speed record

Hennessey Performance decided it needed to do something spectacular to celebrate its 25th anniversary, so it went out and broke the top speed record for an open-top... read more April 11, 2016 by


 
2016 Hennessey Venom GT Spyder

1,451-horsepower Hennessey Venom GT sets world record--update

Update: Hennessey has revealed that its 2016 Venom GT Spyder has set a new land speed record for open-top production cars. Full details here. Hennessey’s Venom GT has... read more April 10, 2016 by


 
Modified Nissan GT-R Nismo breaks drifting record

Nissan sets drifting record with GT-R Nismo--update

Update: This post has been updated with a new video. Nissan has drifted its way into the record books—the Guinness ones—by drifting a GT-R Nismo at a staggering... read more April 8, 2016 by


 
Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse World Record Car - Image via H.R. Owen

254-MPH Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse World Record Car Up For Sale

The Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse is the world’s fastest convertible. It’s top speed with the roof open is a governed 233 mph. However, a handful of the... read more January 26, 2016 by


 
2014 Subaru BRZ tS

Stunt Driver Sets Guinness Record For Tightest 360-Degree Spin In Subaru BRZ: Video

Stunt driver Alastair Moffatt has set the Guinness World Record for the tightest 360-degree spin in a Subaru BRZ. At 2.25 meters, or 7 feet, 4.6 inches, longer than the... read more January 18, 2016 by


 
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... read more November 16, 2015 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI driven to all 48 contiguous states with just $300 of fuel

Drivers In Golf TDI Set New Guinness Record: 48 States, $300 Of Fuel

Over the course of 16 days last month, auto journalist Wayne Gerdes and co-driver Bob Winger drove a 2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI to all 48 of the states in the U.S. mainland... read more July 9, 2015 by


 
Burnout World Record at MIR 2015

U.S. Takes Burnout World Record Crown From Australia: Video

In the wake of the Group of Seven's historic pronouncement on fossil fuels, we're proud to bring you some even more groundbreaking news—the United States has taken the... read more June 10, 2015 by


 
World record attempt for tire change

German Tech Team Obliterates Tire Change World Record: Video

Most people can swap out a tire in just a few minutes but a team sponsored by a German auto parts company was able to set a new Guinness World Record by swapping all four... read more June 5, 2015 by


 
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


 
 

 
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