These Twin Turbo Ford GTs Are The Fastest Street Cars In The World

There are many ways to measure the fastest car in the world, and running to over 283 miles an hour in a standing mile certainly tops out one of them. Welcome to the Badd GT, which the world's speed freaks can now buy. » 7/11/14 4:30pm 7/11/14 4:30pm

What's The Fastest American Car Ever Built?

At 278 mph in the standing mile, the 2,000 horsepower M2K Motorsports Ford GT is one seriously fast American car. Do you know of one faster? » 10/31/13 11:41am 10/31/13 11:41am

Video: Goliath Sets New GTR Speed Record in Russia - 402 km/h in a…

Switzer Performance is one of the most successful tuners at the insane Moscow Unlimited standing mile drag races- and this 1800 HP "Goliath" GTR is one of the most insane cars to ever run at the event ... even by Russian standards! » 10/21/13 2:49pm 10/21/13 2:49pm

Ford GT Sets New World Record, Takes This Rad Photo

How did you memorialize setting a new world record for Fastest Standing Mile in a street car at 283.232 miles per hour? You take a totally-rad photo flanked by a Lockheed F-104 Starfighter, of course. » 10/30/12 2:41pm 10/30/12 2:41pm

Watch Mario Williams' Lamborghini Aventador Destroy An SLS AMG In A…

We know that a 700 horsepower Aventador owned (but not driven) by Mario Williams is going to be faster than a 563 horse SLS droptop. But how much of a head start will the Benzo need to tie it up? John Hennessey went to find out. » 8/10/12 4:30pm 8/10/12 4:30pm

Watch A Twin-Turbo Ford GT Hit 257.7 MPH In One Mile

Texas doesn't have four seasons. Texas has two: Hot and not-hot. Twice a year during the not-hot times gearheads gather on a long strip of concrete to see who can blast the fastest standing-mile time. This weekend's running of The Texas Mile brought out a Hennessey-tuned Twin-Turbo Ford GT that ripped a spectacular… » 3/26/12 10:15am 3/26/12 10:15am

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

Heffner Ford GT Sets 266.93 MPH Standing Mile Record

This bright yellow Heffner Twin-Turbo Ford GT set a standing-mile record with an insane 266.93 MPH pass during this weekend's Exotics Rally Miami One Mile. Yeah... 1,900 HP and 41 pounds of boost will do that. » 4/26/10 3:30pm 4/26/10 3:30pm

VIDEO: 1,400 HP Ford GT Sets 252 MPH Standing Mile World Record

The Performance Power Racing Twin Turbo Ford GT accelerates from 203 to 253 MPH in 7.3 seconds, less time than it takes most cars to hit 60 MPH. Its 252.97 MPH standing mile is a new production car world record. » 3/17/10 2:00pm 3/17/10 2:00pm

Switzer GT-R Hits Record 191 MPH In Standing Mile

A Switzer Nissan GT-R made a 191 MPH "official" standing mile pass at the Milemarker-1, setting a speed record for an R35 for that distance. The same month, another Switzer GT-R achieved a record quarter-mile speed. » 10/19/09 4:00pm 10/19/09 4:00pm