Rob Dyrdek set reverse car jump world record in Sonic RS

Have you ever wondered how far a car can jump in reverse gear? Wonder no more, the Guinness World Record has just been set by Rod Dyrdek in a modified Chevrolet Sonic RS (Barina RS).

Using a custom ramp, the little Sonic soared 27.2 metres through the air, which is enough for an official world record. The stunt was achieved at Six Flags Magic Mountain in California. Take a look at how it went in the video below.

Brett is the editor and founder of PerformanceDrive. He's obsessed with driving, having played with Matchbox cars until he was tall enough to drive a real one. After initially working as a mechanic, Brett earned a degree in journalism and entered media as an editorial assistant at Top Gear Australia magazine. He then worked at CarAdvice. His dream is to live next door to the Nurburgring in Germany.