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How Does the World's Tallest Man Drive in Winter? The Answer Might Surprise You
How Does the World's Tallest Man Drive in Winter? The Answer Might Surprise You

9 Apr 2024, 09:30 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Sultan Kosen is the world's tallest man as certified by Guinness repeatedly since 2009. He can drive, but finding a car that fits him is a challenge

 
The Diodra e-Bike Comes With a Bamboo Frame and the Title of World's Lightest
The Diodra e-Bike Comes With a Bamboo Frame and the Title of World's Lightest

7 Apr 2024, 00:30 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / The Diodra S3 is super light and super sleek, with a bamboo frame that absorbs vibrations and lasts a lifetime, and styling that immediately stands out

 
Ford Mustang Super Cobra Jet 1800 Makes Record Quarter-Mile Pass in Just 7.759 Seconds
Ford Mustang Super Cobra Jet 1800 Makes Record Quarter-Mile Pass in Just 7.759 Seconds

25 Mar 2024, 07:02 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / American carmaker Ford said the Mustang Super Cobra Jet 1800 electric drag racer managed to beat the quarter-mile pass with a full-bodied drag car record

 
Iconic, Record-Breaking Bluebird K7 Hydroplane Is Back Home, Roaring to Run Again
Iconic, Record-Breaking Bluebird K7 Hydroplane Is Back Home, Roaring to Run Again

11 Mar 2024, 08:31 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / After a delayed recovery, a challenging restoration, and a lengthy legal battle, the Bluebird K7 is back in Coniston on display, and may even run once more

 
"Barbie" License Plate Is Selling for $1.3 Million and It's Not Even Pink
"Barbie" License Plate Is Selling for $1.3 Million and It's Not Even Pink

5 Mar 2024, 07:17 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / With the Oscars around the corner, one seller is hoping to secure an amount that would turn "BAR 8IE" into the most expensive license plate in the UK

 
The World's First Jet Suit Race Is a Success: First Event Was as Spectacular as Promised
The World's First Jet Suit Race Is a Success: First Event Was as Spectacular as Promised

29 Feb 2024, 12:25 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Gravity Industries partnered with local authorities in Dubai to launch an event described as "more exciting than F1." It lived up to the hype

 
Hennessey Keeps Chasing the World's Fastest Car Record With the 1,817-HP Venom F5
Hennessey Keeps Chasing the World's Fastest Car Record With the 1,817-HP Venom F5

20 Feb 2024, 12:28 UTC · By: Cristian Gnaticov / Hennessey's looking for a long stretch of public road to have it closed for the top speed run of the Venom F5, which should break well into the 300 mph barrier

 
The World's Fastest Ride-On Toy Car Is a Tiny Electric Porsche That Tops 92MPH
The World's Fastest Ride-On Toy Car Is a Tiny Electric Porsche That Tops 92MPH

20 Feb 2024, 09:29 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / The E-Bobby-Car built by engineer and test driver Marcel Paul has been recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records as the fastest in the world

 
The $55 Million Graff Hallucination Is Still the World's Most Expensive Quartz Watch
The $55 Million Graff Hallucination Is Still the World's Most Expensive Quartz Watch

17 Feb 2024, 01:30 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Imagined as an 110-carat kaleidoscope, the Graff Hallucination was unveiled at Graff Diamonds' debut at Baselworld in 2014 and still reigns supreme

 
Octopussy, the Fastest Superyacht in the World, Pops Up in Dubai in Terrible Condition
Octopussy, the Fastest Superyacht in the World, Pops Up in Dubai in Terrible Condition

9 Feb 2024, 09:36 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / The iconic Heesen vessel didn't complete the refit in Florida as planned but traveled to Dubai by tugboat, as a stripped hull. But it's not all bad news

 
The World's First Jet Suit Race Series Is Confirmed: Flying Men Are More Exciting Than F1
The World's First Jet Suit Race Series Is Confirmed: Flying Men Are More Exciting Than F1

31 Jan 2024, 08:38 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Gravity Industries, the creator of the so-called Iron Man jet suit, will provide the suits and the training for the race, scheduled to take place in Dubai on Fe

 
Sports Car Named Like a Fighter Jet Fittingly Sets New Lateral Acceleration Record
Sports Car Named Like a Fighter Jet Fittingly Sets New Lateral Acceleration Record

15 Dec 2023, 08:30 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The Dutch-made Donkervoort F22 sports car took to the track to celebrate one year on the market and it broke the lateral acceleration record

 
Highly Modified Porsche 911 Goes Where No Other Car Has Gone Before, Sets Altitude Record
Highly Modified Porsche 911 Goes Where No Other Car Has Gone Before, Sets Altitude Record

5 Dec 2023, 08:14 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / German carmaker Porsche announced it has set the world record for highest altitude reached in a car, a 911 climbed to 6,734 meters (22,093 feet)

 
Freedom Ship: The World's Largest Vessel Is Also a Self-Sufficient Floating City
Freedom Ship: The World's Largest Vessel Is Also a Self-Sufficient Floating City

3 Dec 2023, 01:30 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / One of the most enduring concepts of floating cities is Freedom Ship International, a gigantic barge that would circumnavigate the earth endlessly

 
Watch the Koenigsegg Jesko Keep Its Brutal Pace and Set a Lap Record on Regular Pump Gas
Watch the Koenigsegg Jesko Keep Its Brutal Pace and Set a Lap Record on Regular Pump Gas

28 Nov 2023, 08:49 UTC · By: Cristian Gnaticov / On 98-octane gas, the Koenigsegg Jesko hypercar comes with 1,280 hp, whereas its twin-turbo V8 would've produced 1,600 hp on E85

 
Ferrari SF90 XX Laps Fiorano Circuit Quicker Than All Other Production Ferraris Before It
Ferrari SF90 XX Laps Fiorano Circuit Quicker Than All Other Production Ferraris Before It

15 Nov 2023, 15:07 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / The most extreme road-going Ferrari yet also happens to be the quickest series-production Fezza at Fiorano. Who would have thought, huh?

 
1956 Chrysler 300B: The First American Production Car To Make One HP per Cubic Inch
1956 Chrysler 300B: The First American Production Car To Make One HP per Cubic Inch

15 Nov 2023, 11:25 UTC · By: Vlad Radu / Powered by a first-generation HEMI FirePower, the 300B was one of the fastest, most potent and luxurious cars of the 1950s

 
REV Ocean, World's Biggest and Most Expensive Megayacht, Resumes Construction
REV Ocean, World's Biggest and Most Expensive Megayacht, Resumes Construction

11 Nov 2023, 13:00 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / The REV Ocean Foundation announces construction has resumed after a 2-year hiatus, will result in a longer hull and some streamlining to overcome "challenges'

 
Millionaire Collector Michael Fux Buys 2 Rolls-Royce Spectres Just to Claim Another Record
Millionaire Collector Michael Fux Buys 2 Rolls-Royce Spectres Just to Claim Another Record

10 Nov 2023, 13:08 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / The first full-electric Spectre delivered to the U.S. goes into the Fux Collection but is what the billionaire calls “the ghetto car,” a fill-in

 
DerBus: Titanic-Sized Articulated Bus Is the World's Biggest and Most Luxurious Motorhome
DerBus: Titanic-Sized Articulated Bus Is the World's Biggest and Most Luxurious Motorhome

23 Oct 2023, 11:45 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / The first of a limited series of Neoplan Jumbocruiser articulated doubled-deckers and believed to be the sole survivor, DerBus is still around, still badass