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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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Electric Chevrolet Corvette sets new speed record (video)

Aug 01, 2016

A custom-built all-electric 2006 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 has broken its own land speed record, laying down a verified top speed run of 330km/h. The Corvette in question is the result of a US electric powertrain...

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