They Drove A Tesla From LA To New York In A Record 58 Hours 55 Minutes

Last summer the car gurus at Edmunds.com took advantage of Tesla Motors’ ever-growing Supercharger network to drive coast-to-coast in a Model S in 67 hours and 21 minutes, record time for an electric vehicle. Carl Reese, of Santa Clarita, California, thought he and his friends could smash that record. This past… » 4/24/15 2:45pm 4/24/15 2:45pm

Ed Bolian Chats About Driving From NY To LA Faster Than Anyone Else 

Driving across the country at triple digit speeds safely - regardless of legality or any questionable moral implications - requires a fair bit of planning. Ed Bolian, the current holder of the transcontinental speed record, delves into the details of blitzing the country in less than 29 hours, in his own words. » 4/05/15 9:00am 4/05/15 9:00am

Here’s The Data From Ed Bolian’s Record-Setting Cross-Country Run

It's been a year since the trio of Ed Bolian, co-driver Dave Black, and wingman Dan Huang claim to have driven from New York City to Redondo Beach, California, in just 28 hours and 50 minutes, shattering the famous 31-hour, 4-minute transcontinental record set by Alex Roy in 2006 – and that means only one thing: the… » 10/20/14 2:51pm 10/20/14 2:51pm

Meet The Guys Who Drove Across The U.S. In A Record 65 Hours (In 1931)

Ed Bolian may have been able to cross the country in just 28 hours and 50 minutes in a modified Mercedes CL55 AMG and modern highways, but in 1931, things were a lot more difficult. Here's the story, courtesy of The Plymouth Bulletin, of the men who did it first, one of whom was Earl Pribek, uncle to John Z. DeLorean.… » 1/08/14 1:20pm 1/08/14 1:20pm

New cross-country record? Forget the glamor, bring the bedpans.

If you read about Ed Bolian's record setting-run and thought it was glorious, Jack Baruth wants you to think again: "For twenty-eight hours they endangered women, children, truck drivers, and various roadside animal life in a rolling bomb that probably smelled like an unmaintained gas-station bathroom." » 11/01/13 10:37am 11/01/13 10:37am

Meet The Guy Who Drove Across The U.S. In A Record 28 Hours 50 Minutes

He's a tall, lanky Southerner with a penchant for cars, and, of all things, lizards. He has a polite face and an eager-to-please demeanor. His teaches Sunday school with his wife. Ed Bolian is the kind of guy you might meet on an airplane and forget before you picked up your bags – with one exception: he just became… » 10/30/13 10:21am 10/30/13 10:21am