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Records

Mercedes-AMG GT R sets production car lap record at Bathurst

Feb 06, 2017

The Mercedes-AMG GT R has only just been announced for Australia, and it isn’t scheduled to arrive in showrooms until July. But that hasn’t stopped the company from setting a new production car lap record...

Insane 1380kW Honda Civic breaks FWD 1/4 mile record (video)

Nov 22, 2016

The quarter-mile record for a front-wheel drive car has been broken by a 20-year-old Honda Civic with 560,000km on the clock. Yes, you read correctly. SpeedFactory Racing has claimed the coveted record with a 7.61-second...

AMS Nissan GT-R sets new 1/4 mile record (video)

Nov 18, 2016

Last week we saw Ekanoo Racing break the Nissan R35 GT-R quarter mile record. This week, the record has been shattered again, by renowned US GT-R tuner AMS Performance. AMS took its crazily-modified GT-R, known...

Ekanoo Racing Nissan GT-R breaks 1/4 mile record (video)

Nov 11, 2016

Ekanoo Racing is the proud new quarter-mile record holder for both the R35 Nissan GT-R and Porsche 911 Turbo. The Bahrain-based team at Ekanoo Racing took to the drag strip to assert its dominance in...

1152 Ram trucks parade Nurburgring to set new record (video)

Nov 08, 2016

Ram trucks aren’t really a common sight at places like the Nurburgring. However, a flock of 1152 examples of the heavy-duty US ute recently turned up to the notoriously dangerous circuit to set a new...

MINI Cooper laps Nurburgring on two wheels for record (video)

Nov 04, 2016

A MINI has taken out a very unique Nurburgring record overnight after a driver managed to navigate the infamous circuit on just two wheels. That’s right. Chinese stuntman Han Yue piloted a MINI Cooper hatchback...

Hyundai IONIQ sets hybrid land speed record at Bonneville

Nov 03, 2016

Hyundai has thrown down the gauntlet and set a new land speed record for a hybrid vehicle at the legendary Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah. The Hyundai team took out the record with a race-prepared...

Stunt driver sets record speed on two wheels (video)

Oct 27, 2016

The Finns have taken out the Guinness World Record for the fastest two-wheeled drive in a car, topping out at 186km/h. The record was set by Finnish stunt driver Vesa Kivimaki in a modified BMW...

Meet the new world’s fastest Volkswagen Beetle; 330km/h Beetle LSR

Sep 21, 2016

Volkswagen USA has created the world’s fastest Beetle, beating the old land speed record which has been standing since 1988. With a little help from Californian tuning company THA Manufacturing, the Beetle’s 2.0-litre TSI turbo...

Alfa Romeo Giulia QV posts new Nurburgring lap record (video)

Sep 09, 2016

The Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio (QV) has set a new sedan lap record at the Nürburgring, bettering Porsche’s recent record by seven seconds. The Giulia Quadrifoglio, equipped with a 2.9-litre twin-turbo V6 producing 375kW/600Nm, ran...

Video: Bryce Menzies jumps 115m in truck, breaks record

Aug 30, 2016

There’s a new world record for the longest car jump, with Bryce Menzies launching a race truck in New Mexico more than 115 meters. Energy-drink behemoth Red Bull and Bryce Menzies from Arizona teamed up...

Volvo Iron Knight truck breaks speed records, 0-100km/h in 4.6

Aug 25, 2016

Volvo has once again shown the world its trucks have no match, setting two world records including posting a top speed of 276km/h. Its ‘Iron Knight’ truck, a nearly 1800kW/6000Nm custom-made machine, has a new...

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