Articles about Guinness World Records

It beat the old record by just over 15 meters
The Hyundai Kona has claimed the title of the world's highest-driven electric vehicle, after the crossover made its way up to Tibet's Sawula Pass-an altitude of approximately 5,731 meters-on January 8, 2020.With that height, the
Autobots, roll out!
Holidays sure do give you a lot of free time, don't they? During one of our recent idle moments sometime between Christmas and New Year, we stumbled upon this story that should prove pretty fascinating for you gearheads.There are fans,
After hitting a two-way average speed of 218.73kph
JCB has broken the record for the world's fastest tractor. Its Fastrac Two hit a two-way average of 135.91mph (218.73kph) at Elvington Airfield in York. The run eclipses the previous record-breaking speed of 103.6mph ( 166.73kph),
Let’s set the record straight
The world of the speed record is not a level playing field. In fact, creating the car capable of breaking the barrier is merely half the battle. As soon as Bugatti announced the fact that it had broken 300mph (482.8kph), it
Its record time of 6.29sec makes it quicker from nil to 100mph than an Audi R8
Honda's just nabbed itself a Guinness World Record. Its latest 'Mean Mower'-which uses the 200hp 999cc four-cylinder engine from the company's CBR1000RR motorcycle-is officially the fastest lawn mower from 0-100mph (approximately 0-160kph). Because that's
A record-breaking barrel roll
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here. More than 25 months of testing across the world's harshest environments, and it ends with a leap of faith through the air. Ladies
Most number of bike engines started, horns sounded
After more than 40 days of waiting, officials of the Guinness World Records Limited have officially declared that Koronadal City in South Cotabato bagged two new world records staged by a big group of motorcycle riders last April 29."We are thrilled
Objective is to put a remote city on the world map
Once hailed as a milestone in the beverage industry, having 3-in-1 instant coffee for breakfast is already routine nowadays. So when we drink it every morning, no one gives a damn. But if the conversation shifts to 3-in-1
Here's how the company did it
The riders started arriving at the World Trade Center in Pasay City as early as five in the morning, three hours before registration time. Some rode from as far as Pangasinan in the north, while others came from Batangas and Laguna in
A really, really specific record
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here.It's a pretty tall order to get a new car-based world record these days. Just think of the money that Bugatti splurged
It's wheelie awesome, guys
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here.A man in a helmet and an E92 BMW 330d has just set a new world record for the fastest ever side wheelie. Now,
Our eyes feels strained just reading this
Getting carried away behind the controller happens to everyone. Gamers can sit down for a 'quick' session with their favorite title, only to look up at the clock several hours later and find they've spent the better part of the day
Sliding at 305kph!
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here. We all know that the Nissan GT-R is one special car. It's a beauty but also a beast when it comes to
Watch how it was done
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here. For a lot of drivers, squeezing their vehicle into a parking space with just a couple of inches to spare is a feat worthy
A Guinness world record, mind you
Fuel economy runs are nothing new in the automotive industry. In our market, carmakers like Volkswagen, Isuzu, Mitsubishi and Peugeot have been subjecting their vehicles to eco runs for quite some time now. And the results are actually quite mind-boggling--if
Can Russ Swift top this?
The last time we reported about the world's tightest parallel-parking stunt, it was in December 2012 with German stunt driver Ronny Wechselberger sliding a black Volkswagen Up in between two red Ups with just 14cm to spare.Well, it seems
As team's Formula 1 car drives underneath
The Lotus F1 Team may have completed its 2014 Formula 1 season in a humble eighth position, but it also concluded its campaign with a bang by setting a Guinness World Record.Together with one of its technical partners, EMC, Lotus F1
Flips car around 8 times
It looks like Top Gear USA TV host Tanner Foust's world record for the longest car jump of 332ft will remain untouched in the near future after Guerlain Chicherit crashed in his attempt to break it yesterday in Tignes, France.While
Target distance is 360ft
Professional skier and 2014 Team Toyo Dakar rally driver Guerlain Chicherit is hoping to set a Guinness World Record for the longest car ramp jump by attempting to soar 360ft in a specially constructed Mini.To claim the record, Chicherit has to
With the help of Racelogic
The Federation Internationale de l'Automobile and the Guinness World Records are the two internationally recognized organizations that award land-speed records. Well, that hasn't stopped Hennessey Performance from staking its claim on the "world speed record for two-seat sports
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