From 12 MPH To 267 MPH: The History Of Fastest

Top dog. Man in front. The king. To some manufacturers, the title of "World's Fastest Production Car" is essential to their existence. It may even be worth more than bragging rights. It's marketing, advertising, and pedigree all in one. There are even disputes over who can claim the current title. It wasn’t always… » 4/13/13 12:00pm 4/13/13 12:00pm

The Fastest Car In The World: An Explainer

Just what is the fastest car in the world? Over the last few days, no one seems especially sure anymore. The Bugatti Veyron Super Sport had held that record since 2010, but it was revoked over the weekend. Now the official title has reverted to the SSC Ultimate Aero — and SSC says their forthcoming Tuatra will be even… » 4/12/13 4:19pm 4/12/13 4:19pm

9ff GT9-R: 1120 HP Veyron-Killer Looks To Become World's Fastest…

Yes friends, this is the first image of 9ff's new GT9-R, the sequel to the 9ff GT9 » 11/13/08 9:15pm 11/13/08 9:15pm. The non-R version hit a top speed of 254.1 MPH from the 910 HP mill under the hood. The new R? We're told the power figure's a whoppingly insane 1120 HP. We don't know what more to expect from the newest attempt from 9ff to build a ,…

Bloodhound SSC Gang To Attempt To Break 1000 MPH Speed Mark

Andy Green, former RAF pilot and current holder of the world land speed record, and Richard Noble, the driving force behind the Thrust 2 and Thrust SSC speed record cars, today announced they were signing on to the new Bloodhound SSC project intended to break the 1000 MPH mark. If they get there, they'd smash the… » 10/23/08 9:30am 10/23/08 9:30am