Top speed record

Koenigsegg Agera RS goes from 0-250-0 MPH in 37 seconds

300 mph in the Koenigsegg Agera RS? It's doable

The Koenigsegg Agera RS claimed the production-car top speed record last November with a 277.9 mph run, but the company said higher speeds aren't out of the question—they're just not a priority. Christian von Koenigsegg and Michelin product manager Eric Schmedding spoke with The Drive in a... read more

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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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