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Lightning Motorcycles Speeds Up Its 250-Mph Record-Breaking Hyperbike Project
Lightning Motorcycles Speeds Up Its 250-Mph Record-Breaking Hyperbike Project

21 Aug 2022, 17:26 UTC / The current electric motorcycle land speed record holder wants to go past the 250 mph mark. They have the expertise and experience, and now they got the tech

 
Land Yacht Horonuku Closer to Breaking the World Record, to Hit 126 MPH on a Salt Lake
Land Yacht Horonuku Closer to Breaking the World Record, to Hit 126 MPH on a Salt Lake

4 Jul 2022, 03:29 UTC / This three-wheeled vehicle with a single sail is about to take off on one of Australia's salt lakes, to become the fastest land yacht in history

 
This 1968 AMC Javelin Set a Speed Record at Bonneville, It Can Be Yours
This 1968 AMC Javelin Set a Speed Record at Bonneville, It Can Be Yours

20 Apr 2022, 20:12 UTC / Driven to a flying mile speed of 161.73 mph, this 1968 Javelin is one of many AMCs that set records with Craig Breedlove behind the wheel

 
NASA’s Ingenuity Helicopter Sets New Records on Mars, Aces Flight 25
NASA’s Ingenuity Helicopter Sets New Records on Mars, Aces Flight 25

14 Apr 2022, 17:11 UTC / The little helicopter did it again. NASA's Ingenuity rotorcraft flew further and faster than it ever did since it landed on Mars

 
Tesla Model S Plaid Humiliates Porsche Taycan Turbo S at Virginia International Raceway
Tesla Model S Plaid Humiliates Porsche Taycan Turbo S at Virginia International Raceway

18 Mar 2022, 18:07 UTC / Tesla Model S Plaid is Elon Musk’s replica to Porsche Taycan’s expertise on the racetrack and it turns out the affordable supercar surpasses its rival

 
Twenty Years Ago, the Volkswagen W12 Nardo Broke Seven World Speed Records
Twenty Years Ago, the Volkswagen W12 Nardo Broke Seven World Speed Records

10 Mar 2022, 15:50 UTC / With an innovative engine mounted midship, the W12 Nardo took to the track that inspired its name in 2002, for a record-braking, 24-hour run

 
Glen Curtiss’ V8 Motorcycle Made Him Faster Than Airplanes In 1907
Glen Curtiss’ V8 Motorcycle Made Him Faster Than Airplanes In 1907

7 Feb 2022, 10:46 UTC / At the beginning of the 20th century a legend named Glen Curtiss put a big V8 on a motorcycle. He reached an impressive top speed and set a new world record

 
Rolls-Royce Spirit of Innovation Is Officially the World’s Fastest All-Electric Aircraft
Rolls-Royce Spirit of Innovation Is Officially the World’s Fastest All-Electric Aircraft

20 Jan 2022, 16:47 UTC / Rolls-Royce Spirit of Innovation became the world's fastest all-electric vehicle. The World Air Sports Federation has officially verified two speed records

 
World's Fastest Electric Motorcycle Breaks Its Own Speed Record, Hits 283 MPH
World's Fastest Electric Motorcycle Breaks Its Own Speed Record, Hits 283 MPH

30 Nov 2021, 13:13 UTC / Voxan's upgraded electric motorcycle set new speed records. With Max Biaggi at the helm, the machine achieved a 283-mph (456-kph) speed

 
Callaway SledgeHammer: The Corvette That Reached 254.7 MPH Back in 1988
Callaway SledgeHammer: The Corvette That Reached 254.7 MPH Back in 1988

19 Nov 2021, 16:31 UTC / With a hand-built, 880-hp, twin-turbocharged V8 under the hood, this mind-blowingly fast 1988 C4 is one of the most outrageous Corvettes ever built

 
Rolls-Royce All-Electric Aircraft Smashes Speed Record, Clocks 387 MPH
Rolls-Royce All-Electric Aircraft Smashes Speed Record, Clocks 387 MPH

19 Nov 2021, 12:39 UTC / Rolls-Royce says that its all-electric aircraft has managed to break multiple records, including a speed record, reaching a top speed of 387,4 mph

 
Five Years Ago, This VW Reached 205 MPH (330 KPH) and Became the World’s Fastest Beetle
Five Years Ago, This VW Reached 205 MPH (330 KPH) and Became the World’s Fastest Beetle

9 Nov 2021, 09:52 UTC / With a stock body and a thoroughly upgraded engine, this little car blew past the 200 mph mark and became the fastest Beetle ever built

 
Gulfstream G700, G600 Long Range Jets Complete Record-Breaking Flights
Gulfstream G700, G600 Long Range Jets Complete Record-Breaking Flights

6 Nov 2021, 02:17 UTC / Gulfstream G700 and G600 long-range jets set new international city-pair speed records flying from different U.S. locations to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

 
This Streamliner Broke the National Electric Record, It Now Stands at 353 MPH
This Streamliner Broke the National Electric Record, It Now Stands at 353 MPH

30 Oct 2021, 13:48 UTC / This is the fastest electric vehicle in the U.S., and it managed to set two records in two days. Its fastest run was clocked at an average of 353 MPH

 
Mowabusa Claims Title of the Fastest Lawnmower in the World With 143 MPH
Mowabusa Claims Title of the Fastest Lawnmower in the World With 143 MPH

8 Oct 2021, 08:05 UTC / Retired engineer Tony Edwards spent the past couple of years and some £30,000 ($40,800) to build the speedy lawnmower, which, yes, can still cut grass

 
Way Ahead of Its Time, the Studebaker Avanti Was the Fastest American Coupe of the 1960s
Way Ahead of Its Time, the Studebaker Avanti Was the Fastest American Coupe of the 1960s

10 Sep 2021, 14:00 UTC / With V8 power under the hood and a stunning design, the Studebaker Avanti was one of the most intriguing coupes built in the U.S. during the 1960s

 
Bruce 22 Electric Boat Sets New Speed Record, Flies on the Water at 49 MPH
Bruce 22 Electric Boat Sets New Speed Record, Flies on the Water at 49 MPH

4 Sep 2021, 01:49 UTC / Looking like a boat that came out from a 1960s James Bond movie, Bruce 22 electric boat has shattered its own speed record at the Lake of the Ozarks Shootout.

 
Delfast Dnepr Electric Motorcycle Sets Record at Bonneville Speed Week 2021
Delfast Dnepr Electric Motorcycle Sets Record at Bonneville Speed Week 2021

15 Aug 2021, 20:16 UTC / The newest acquisition of Dnepr motorcycles by Delfast, has taken the team all the way to Bonneville, in the process, setting a new category speed record.

 
SP80 Is the F1 Car of the Seas, Eyes New World Speed Record for 2022
SP80 Is the F1 Car of the Seas, Eyes New World Speed Record for 2022

13 Aug 2021, 05:43 UTC / With backing from luxury watchmaker Richard Mille, SP80 moves one step closer to becoming a reality, with construction taking place at Persico Marine

 
NASA Ingenuity Helicopter Smashes Speed Record on Mars for Its Ninth Flight
NASA Ingenuity Helicopter Smashes Speed Record on Mars for Its Ninth Flight

6 Jul 2021, 14:19 UTC / NASA's Ingenuity helicoper has broken his speed record on the Red Planet in what was the most challenging flight for the rotorcraft.