Articles about Land Speed Record

Watch the video of the run
In 2011, Koenigsegg supposedly set six world speed records for production cars with its Agera R, with Guinness World Records officially recognizing the 0-300-0kph sprint of 21.19 seconds as the fastest of its kind. Well, that record has been
That's Idris Elba, by the way
If you're subscribed to various international automotive websites and blogs, you may have come across this bit of news being trumpeted by Bentley: "British actor Idris Elba breaks 'Flying Mile' record in Bentley."To be sure, the level of interest this
Starting with speed record over 24 hours
Mazda was at the ATP test oval in Papenburg, Germany, last weekend as it sought to break 20 speed records, subject to the FIA's homologation.As part of the Japanese carmaker's run at the speed records, three Mazda 6 units
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
For EVs as confirmed by the FIA
If you\'ve ever wondered what it\'s like to go flat-out in an electric car, this one is for you. It\'s a video of the two runs done by Drayson Racing\'s B12 69/EV electric Le Mans Prototype
By doing 328kph
Earlier this month, we reported that Drayson Racing, a British company that was cofounded and is led by the country\'s former science minister, Paul Drayson, was attempting to break the FIA World Electric Land Speed Record.Well, Drayson Racing has indeed
What is the record exactly?
Drayson Racing Technologies, a British company cofounded and led by the country's former science minister, Paul Drayson, will attempt to break the FIA World Electric Land Speed Record at the former Elvington Royal Air Force base in Yorkshire later this month.
Its latest in a string of high-speed records
If the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport is no longer the fastest car in the world today after Guinness World Records withdrew the title from the epic car, then which one is? Well, Hennessey Performance is staking its claim on the record after
Beats Koenigsegg Agera R
It looks like the Koenigsegg Agera R is no longer the fastest car in the world--at least when it comes to a couple of production-car speed records--after the Hennessey Venom GT trumped the Swedish hypercar's 0-to-200mph (
Almost hits 300kph at Bonneville Salt Flats
The 2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid is the world's fastest hybrid car after a production-based model was clocked going at 298kph at the Bonneville Salt Flats during the Southern California Timing Association's annual Speed Week."Achieving this speed at Bonneville
And you thought your Type-Evo something was fast
The Volvo hybrid truck known as Mean Green has set two world speed records, with the flying kilometer run being taken at 236.577kph, and the standing kilometer figure being set at 153.252kph at the Wendover Airfield in Utah."We are
Leave it to the Veyron and CCR
From 1993 to 2005, the McLaren F1 held the record as the world's fastest production car with a top speed of 386kph. After 12 years, it relinquished the crown to the Koenigsegg CCR, which was faster by 2kph. This does not
Only 100 units to be built
Bentley is celebrating its record-breaking speed record on ice with the production of 100 limited-edition units of the Supersports Ice Speed Record, a potent car that produces a whopping 631hp.Based on the Bentley Continental Supersports convertible, the Supersports Ice
On ice, that is
A minimally-modified Bentley Continental Supersports convertible now holds the new world speed record for a vehicle driven on ice as it ran an average of 330.695kph (205.48mph) on the hazardous frozen waters of the Baltic Sea off the coast
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