Guinness Book of World Records

 
Bumper scuffs attest to the difficulty of parking a car with 15 cm to spare

MINI's Record Parking Job Wasn't As Easy As It Looked: Video

Earlier this month, we brought you video of Chinese driver Han Yue breaking the Guinness World Record for the tightest parallel parking job. After beginning with a successful run of 22 centimeters (8.7 inches), Yue kept going until he was able to squeeze his MINI Cooper Chinese Job edition into a... read more

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Li Yatao drives the Youngman Lotus L5 Sportback upside down.

Youngman Lotus L5 Sets Guinness Loop-The-Loop Record: Video

On this side of the planet, Youngman is best known as the Chinese automaker that sank a boatload of money into Saab and will likely walk away with nothing to show for its... read more March 15, 2012 by


 
Koenigsegg Agera R

Koenigsegg Agera R Gets Guinness Cred And World Record: Video

Back in early September, the Koenigsegg Agera R absolutely lit up the world record world, setting six benchmarks in a single day. The Agera didn't beat the Bugatti Veyron... read more December 1, 2011 by


 
2012 Infiniti M35h sets Guinness record for quickest hybrid

2012 Infiniti M35h Sets Guinness Record For Quickest Full-Hybrid Acceleration

Hybrids aren't just for granola-snacking Birkenstock wearers anymore, and Infiniti is on a mission to prove it with the 2012 M35h hybrid. To do so, the luxury sedan has set a... read more September 20, 2011 by


 
Koenigsegg Agera R

Koenigsegg Agera R Sets 6 New Production Car Speed Records

Swedish supercar marque Koenigsegg, the maker of the CCX and new Agera, has announced that it has broken no less than six world land speed records for a production car over... read more September 5, 2011 by


 
German driver sets new Guiness parallel parking record

German Driver Sets New Parallel Parking World Record: Video

English stunt driver and general behind-the-wheel-badass Russ Swift once held the record for parallel parking a car in the smallest space between two others. He did it... read more August 4, 2011 by


 
Mauro Calo sets world record drift in Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes Driver Sets 7,572-Foot Guinness World Record Drift: Video

Sliding a car around a circle, tires blazing, looking out the side window, Mauro Calo drove his way into the record books this Sunday, keeping the drift up for a record 2,308... read more June 20, 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


 
Electric Bluebird Land Speed Record Car

Want A Piece Of A World Speed Record? Bluebird Electric Car Team Needs Your Help

One of those pesky, little complaints that today's electric car just can't live down is the fact that it can't quite perform at the same level as its dirtier, gas-pumping... read more June 8, 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


 
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Belgian Man Breaks Blind Speed Record With 192-MPH Run

Luc Costermans of Belgium has set the land speed record for driving while blind at an airstrip in France. Reaching a top speed of 192mph (308.78km/h) in a Lamborghini... read more October 13, 2008 by


 
Bugatti Veyron to aim for Guinness World Record for fastest production car

Bugatti Veyron To Attempt Guinness World Record For Fastest Production Car

On October 28th Bugatti will begin its attempt to get the Veyron recognized by Guinness World Records as the world's fastest production car. The attempt will take place at... read more September 12, 2006 by


 
 

 
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