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Honda UK Mean Mower V2

150 mph on a lawn mower? Honda Mean Mower V2 takes aim

Honda UK will once again attempt to build the world's fastest lawn mower. This time it's called Mean Mower V2. The original Mean Mower was able to hit 116 mph to set the world record in 2013, and that was with a 109-horsepower engine. The mad minds at Honda UK are aiming for something higher... read more

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Patrick O'Gorman at 267 mph

Hennessey Ford GT Breaks Texas Mile Record With 267.6 MPH Run: Video

The Texas Mile may need to be renamed to the “Hennessey Mile,” or even the “Mark Heidaker Mile,” since one thing is becoming clear: the tuner and car... read more March 26, 2013 by


 
The Guinness World Record holding Performance Power Racing Ford GT - image: Performance Power Racing

Performance Power Racing Ford GT Sets 283 MPH Standing Mile Record

On October 16, Johnny Bohmer, owner of Performance Power Racing, strapped himself into the driver’s seat of his 1,700+ horsepower Ford GT, then pointed the nose towards... read more October 29, 2012 by


 
Felix Baumgartner jumps from 128,100 feet

Felix Baumgartner Breaks The Sound Barrier, Sans Vehicle: Video

It takes a special kind of crazy to think that piloting a giant balloon to a height of 128,100 feet, opening the door of your capsule and jumping into space sounds like a... read more October 15, 2012 by


 
Mark Heidaker's record-setting Ford GT

Twin-Turbo Ford GT Sets Texas Mile Speed Record: Video

Until March 25, 2012, the record speed achieved at the Texas Mile was 250.1 miles per hour. Hitting a number like that takes more than a fast car and steady nerves;... read more March 26, 2012 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


 
Bentley Continental Supersports sets ice speed record

Bentley Supersports Sets 205 MPH Ice Speed Record

Going fast is easy these days. Hit up an airport or a dry lake bed, put the hammer down on 500-2,000 horsepower, and wait. Lame. But doing it on ice? Not lame. Doing it in a... read more February 15, 2011 by


 
Shelby Supercars' next-gen speed record car

New Images, Details On Shelby Supercars' 275 MPH Record-Seeker

When Jason Castriota came on board with Shelby Supercars, we could hardly believe it--but knew something special would result. Something special most certaily has, as these... read more October 8, 2010 by


 
Shelby Supercars second-gen Ultimate Aero leak

New SSC Supercar Leaked, Reveal Coming Later This Month

The Bugatti Veyron Super Sport has once again put the Volkswagen Group's French marque back at the top of the fastest production car charts with its recent 268-mph record... read more September 5, 2010 by


 
SSC Ultimate Aero TT

America's SSC Chasing Bugatti Veyron Super Sport’s 268 MPH Top Speed

Who didn’t see this one coming? America’s Shelby Super Cars (SSC) will be attempting to reclaim its title of manufacturer of the world’s fastest production car now that... read more July 12, 2010 by


 
 

 
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