13 questions for a guy building a crazy jet-powered street luge

Sixteen years ago, Australian Daz Fellows tried street luge and was instantly hooked. Now he's set his sights on a new world speed record of 124.27 mph (200 km/h) or better, riding a sliver of carbon-fiber board with two jet engines mounted inches from his head. Did we mention his creation has no brakes and no steering … » 11/13/13 2:17pm 11/13/13 2:17pm

The Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse Is The Fastest Convertible In…

One day you lose a record, another day you set a new one. The Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse is now officially the fastest car in the world... Well, the fastest car without a roof. » 4/11/13 10:41am 4/11/13 10:41am

Why You Still Haven't Seen The Greatest Modern Car Documentary

In 2004, production began on what was supposed to be the greatest modern car documentary. 32 Hours 7 Minutes was intended to tell the stories of the record breakers of the US Express cross-country races of the 1980s while adding a modern element: Alex Roy's world record drive across the USA in a BMW M5. The US Express… » 12/21/12 2:00pm 12/21/12 2:00pm

The New World’s Fastest Motorized Toilet Goes 46.6 MPH

This is Jolene Van Vugt topping out at 46.6 miles per hour (75km/h) on a kart/bog, setting the new Guinness World Record on a Motorized Toilet. Timed twice over 100 meters in Sydney, she smashed the previous record by 4.3 mph. » 5/02/12 6:00pm 5/02/12 6:00pm

This Kid Totally Rules: Sets Automotive Roller-Skate Limbo Record!

Man, after scoping the latest feat undertaken by six-year-old Aniket Chindak of Belgaum, India, winning the fast-skate race at Foothill Skate Inn back in 1983 seems pretty freaking worthless. Young Aniket limbo-skated under 57 parked Tata Sumos in 30 seconds for what's apparently a new-world record in under-Sumo roller … » 3/01/07 8:00pm 3/01/07 8:00pm