Records

Bugatti Chiron hits 490km/h, first hypercar to pass 300mph (video)

Sep 02, 2019

Bugatti has done it. Set the new record for the fastest car in the world. Well, sort of. It’s not technically a production car record. However, a near-production prototype based on the Chiron Sport has...

Porsche Taycan sets Nurburgring lap record (video)

Aug 26, 2019

Yes, it has done it. And it’s not even out yet. The Porsche Taycan has set a new lap record around the Nurburgring for a four-door electric sports car. A pre-production model recently went around...

Lynk & Co 03 Cyan concept sets FWD Nurburgring lap record (video)

Aug 26, 2019

Cyan Racing, formerly known as Polestar, is claiming a new Nurburgring lap record for a road-legal front-wheel drive, four-door vehicle, with its Lynk & Co 03 Cyan concept setting a lap around the treacherous circuit...

Jaguar XE SV Project 8 resets Nurburgring sedan lap record (video)

Jul 24, 2019

Jaguar’s mental XE SV Project 8 has set another lap record, improving on its own lap time around the notoriously punishing Nurburgring in Germany. The company has released a cool 360-degree video of the flying...

2019 Bentley Continental GT sets production car record at Pikes Peak

Jul 02, 2019

Bentley has cracked a new record run up the famous Pikes Peak Hill Climb course in the US, setting a production car record with the new Bentley Continental GT. The courageous climb stopped the clock...

Alfa Romeo Stelvio QV sets record laps at 3 UK circuits (video)

May 09, 2019

The Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio (also known as the QV) once held the Nurburgring lap record for a production SUV. Not happy with just one record, the corner-crunching SUV has now set benchmarks at some...

Burnout world record set at Summernats 32, 126 cars smoking

Jan 14, 2019

This year’s Summernats 32 car festival in Canberra saw a new record planted into the Guinness World Record books. What was the record for exactly? A massive burnout, of course. More specifically though, the record...

Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 S sets SUV Nurburgring record (video)

Nov 23, 2018

Mercedes is getting in on the Nurburgring lap recording-setting action, knocking the Alfa Romeo Stelvio QV from its pedestal by setting a new lap record for a production SUV, using the GLC 63 S. It...

2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS MR sets Nurburgring lap record (video)

Nov 03, 2018

Porsche is reclaiming the Nurburgring lap record for a road-legal vehicle, using a 911 GT2 RS MR to clock an incredible lap time of just 6:40.3. This is the quickest-ever lap for a road-legal vehicle....

Subaru WRX STI sets Transfăgărășan Highway record (video)

Nov 01, 2018

You might remember a couple of years ago Subaru clocked a lap record in a modified WRX STI around the legendary Isle of Man TT motorcycle road circuit. Well, another record has been set. This...

Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S claims Nurburgring lap record (video)

Oct 25, 2018

Mercedes-Benz is claiming a new Nurburgring lap record with its Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S 4-Door, recently clocking a lap in 7:25.41. This is apparently a new record for a four-seat vehicle. Yes, we know. The...

Jaguar XE 300 Sport sets record at abandoned Circuit de Charade (video)

Sep 26, 2018

Jaguar is busy at work setting lap records around the world with the new I-PACE and the XE SV Project 8. But it seems even the regular models are being included in the action. Using...