Driving a car at 250 mph looks terrifying. It looks like hyperspace. It looks like death blurring your vision. Things look different from the passenger seat, a view that we may have never had before.
This might just be the best deal in the automotive world right now: a verified 200 mph car selling for just $60k. And of course it’s on Craigslist.
The Texas Mile is a speed demon’s paradise, where standing mile races are held to answer one question: how fast can you go? And what’s more demonic than speeding through the night? Facing similar conditions to Austin’s Formula One race last weekend, The Texas Mile opted to run when it was dry—in the dark.
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.
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?
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.