Mike Newman has a history of setting records. First he set a record at 186 MPH, in a Porsche. The he set a record of 93 MPH, in a boat. And now he just raised the bar past the 200 MPH mark, in an RS-spec Nissan GT-R. Oh, and he can't see anything at all.
Anti-noise activists have come out in opposition against adding sounds to vehicles with electric powertrains. Blind people, who often cannot hear such cars, have a problem with it. Fun. Or, you know, not. [NYT]