Tag: Record

Corvette Driver Sets World Reversing Record With Top Speed Of 53 MPH

The Guinness World Records has officially recognized Scot Burner as holding the world record for the fastest mile (1.6 km) driven in reverse. Burner earned the record on June 15, 2022 in Bowling Green, Kentucky. It won’t surprise most of those reading to know, then, that Burner completed his record at the National Corvette Museum’s […]

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Record-Breaking Mazda MX-5 Parade With 707 Vehicles Held In Italy

The Mazda MX-5 has a loyal following, something that was proven last weekend in Italy. The largest-ever parade of 707 Mazda MX-5s was organized at the Modena Circuit on September 18, winning the official Guinness World Records title. The parade, organized by Mazda Italy, gathered MX-5 fans and owners from all over Europe, who wanted […]

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Why Do Bugatti And Hennessey Both Think They Hold The Fastest Convertible Record?

In the run-up to the release of the 2024 Bugatti W16 Mistral the guys at Molsheim dropped a big hint to their plans by celebrating the 10th birthday of the Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse, which achieved a record-breaking 254.04 mph (408.84 km/h) at Volkswagen’s Ehra-Lessien test track in 2013. That literally hair-raising top speed made […]

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Porsche Taycan Turbo S Storms Nürburgring In 7:33, Beats Tesla Model S Plaid By 2 Sec Setting New EV Record

Porsche has reclaimed the Nürburgring record for production electric vehicles by lapping the 12.9-mile (20.8 km) historic track in 7 min 33.35 seconds in a Taycan Turbo S. Development driver Lars Kerns’ time makes the Taycan just over 2 seconds faster than the Tesla Model S Plaid, which recorded a 7:35.58 lap in September 2021. […]

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The Pint-Sized McMurty Spéirling Breaks VW ID.R Record At Goodwood Hillclimb

The outlandish McMurty Spéirling has set a new outright hillclimb record at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, beating the Volkswagen ID.R’s previous record of 39.9 seconds. Heading into this weekend’s event, McMurty Automotive said it was aiming to set a new course record with ex-Formula 1 driver Max Chilton behind the wheel. It proved to […]

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