World's Smallest Street Legal Car Isn't Really That Street Legal

The Guinness Book of World Records has announced that there is a new record holder for smallest street legal car: A four foot long, two foot wide ride that is legally registered in Texas. But it can only go on roads with a limit of up to 25 MPH. Is that fair? » 9/12/13 10:20am 9/12/13 10:20am

This Motorized Baby Carriage Goes 50 MPH

Home Improvement may be gone, but its legacy apparently lives on. Tim the Toolman Taylor's credo that adding a powerful motor will make anything better showed up in England of all places, where Colin Furze added a 125 cc motorcycle engine to a previously boring, leg powered baby carriage. » 10/16/12 12:00pm 10/16/12 12:00pm

This world speed record car went faster than a Space Shuttle

This heavily-modified street-legal Ford GT made history as the first car recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records for standing-mile speed at 223 mph. Even cooler: they did it on the runway used for landing Space Shuttles. » 7/05/11 2:00pm 7/05/11 2:00pm

Watch 57 cars do a record 57 simultaneous donuts

If you can stand the crappy music, this is video of 57 cars doing 57 simultaneously. The attempt smashed the previous Guinness record of 29 cars quickly freeing carbon from their tires a year earlier. Both attempts were by Australians, though this sounds like a record Americans should really hold. » 6/03/11 1:00pm 6/03/11 1:00pm

How To Make An Irish Car Bomb

It's St. Patrick's Day and we've been looking for fun content we can share with you related both to cars and our favorite March 17th celebratory activity. DeLoreans? Meh. Irish Car Bombs? Blarney-riffic! » 3/17/09 9:00am 3/17/09 9:00am

Canadians Start 28,000-Mile Voyage In Veggie-Fueled Van, Attempt World…

A pair of Canadian environmentalists have embarked on a four-month journey to break the Guinness World Record for "longest journey by a car using alternative fuel" by traveling 45,000 km (27,961 miles) across North America in a Japanese-import Mitsubishi Delica 4x4 van converted to run on waste vegetable oil (WVO/SVO)… » 12/01/08 2:30pm 12/01/08 2:30pm

Guinness Verifies Shelby SuperCars' Production Speed Record

Sorry Bugatti. The dark-beer company that's been tracking the best, fastest and biggest — ever since the company's managing director, Sir Hugh Beaver first argued over which was the fastest game bird in Europe — Guinness World Records has verified the SSC Ultimate Aero as the "Fastest Production Car." As we reported… » 10/08/07 2:45pm 10/08/07 2:45pm

World's Longest Scalectrix Track!

What goes down when you put a bit too much wonga in the pockets of a couple of yobs and then let 'em loose? Why, they drop 10,000 quid on building the world's longest Scalectrix track at Dunsfold Airfield (is there a more famous 747 in the world besides Air Force One or Pan Am 103?) and invite the people from… » 1/16/07 3:15pm 1/16/07 3:15pm