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

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