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Here’s the 2022 Porsche 911 GT3 Hitting Its Top Speed on the Autobahn
Here’s the 2022 Porsche 911 GT3 Hitting Its Top Speed on the Autobahn

5 Sep 2022, 17:02 UTC / If you pick the manual transmission over the faster-shifting PDK transmission, top speed goes up by two kilometers per hour

 
The Story of the Oldsmobile Aerotech, the 275-MPH Supercar You Never Knew Existed
The Story of the Oldsmobile Aerotech, the 275-MPH Supercar You Never Knew Existed

28 Aug 2022, 13:20 UTC / Even though it made a big splash in the 1980s, the Aerotech is an unsung hero that doesn't get the attention it deserves

 
2021 McLaren 765LT Gets on the Autobahn, Exceeds Its Top Speed
2021 McLaren 765LT Gets on the Autobahn, Exceeds Its Top Speed

27 Aug 2022, 16:49 UTC / The British know how to make something exhilarating when they put their mind to it. This McLaren is proof. Here’s how it sounds doing 211 mph

 
Tuned Ford Mustang EcoBoost Goes for a Top Speed Run on the Autobahn, Barely Hits 140 MPH
Tuned Ford Mustang EcoBoost Goes for a Top Speed Run on the Autobahn, Barely Hits 140 MPH

1 Aug 2022, 16:31 UTC / The Ford Mustang EcoBoost wasn't necessarily built for speed, but that doesn't mean it can't go all out on the German Autobahn!

 
It's a Bird…It's a Plane…It's a Bentley Continental GT Speed Going at 347 km/h!
It's a Bird…It's a Plane…It's a Bentley Continental GT Speed Going at 347 km/h!

19 Jul 2022, 05:05 UTC / You don’t see Bentley’s fastest model “flying” by on the highway at a staggering 347 km/h every day. But today is one of the days you do

 
Maserati MC20 Goes on a Quest to Reach 200 Mph on the Autobahn, Almost Hits the Mark
Maserati MC20 Goes on a Quest to Reach 200 Mph on the Autobahn, Almost Hits the Mark

12 Jul 2022, 17:31 UTC / Maserati's MC20 sports car takes to the Autobahn as it sets out to reach 200 mph, but it's not going to be as easy as it sounds

 
Tesla Model S Plaid Hits Record-Breaking Top Speed, Sounds Like a Fighter Jet Taking Off
Tesla Model S Plaid Hits Record-Breaking Top Speed, Sounds Like a Fighter Jet Taking Off

12 Jul 2022, 10:03 UTC / With minimal mods, which don't include a power boost, nor a weight reduction, the Tesla Model S Plaid can hit insane top speeds

 
BMW M340i xDrive Goes Pedal to the Metal on the Autobahn, Tops Out Sooner Than Expected
BMW M340i xDrive Goes Pedal to the Metal on the Autobahn, Tops Out Sooner Than Expected

7 Jul 2022, 06:18 UTC / A slightly tuned BMW M340i xDrive is not a slow car by any means, but with an electronically-limited top speed, can it still be fun on the Autobahn?

 
McLaren 765LT Tries To Hit 200 Mph on the Autobahn, It All Goes According to Plan
McLaren 765LT Tries To Hit 200 Mph on the Autobahn, It All Goes According to Plan

3 Jul 2022, 19:13 UTC / Using the Autobahn as a test track for high-end supercars can be a risky yet fun thing to do, and the McLaren 765LT is happy to go all out

 
Older Lamborghini Gallardo Goes for a Top Speed Run on the Autobahn, Can't Hit 200 MPH
Older Lamborghini Gallardo Goes for a Top Speed Run on the Autobahn, Can't Hit 200 MPH

6 Jun 2022, 13:51 UTC / Can a 17-year-old Lamborghini Gallardo with over 50,000 miles onboard still hit its top speed? And if it can, is it still worth a six-figure check?

 
750-HP BMW X3 M Is Unleashed on the Autobahn, Tries to Hit 180 MPH
750-HP BMW X3 M Is Unleashed on the Autobahn, Tries to Hit 180 MPH

31 May 2022, 17:54 UTC / Pushing cars to their absolute limit on the Autobahn sounds like a dream job, especially if you don't have to pay for them first

 
2022 Range Rover P400 Guns for Top Speed on the Highway, Makes Itself Heard
2022 Range Rover P400 Guns for Top Speed on the Highway, Makes Itself Heard

23 May 2022, 17:31 UTC / While it may not be the most powerful version of the new Range Rover, the P400 version can out accelerate an Audi Q7 V12 TDI. But that is not all

 
Watch a Porsche Panamera 4S Diesel Fly in Normal Traffic at Speeds Around 185 Mph
Watch a Porsche Panamera 4S Diesel Fly in Normal Traffic at Speeds Around 185 Mph

18 May 2022, 07:24 UTC / Someone is driving a Porsche Panamera 4S at 185 mph on Autoahn, Germany's motorist Paradise. The 4S Diesel was the fastest diesel vehicle in the world

 
From 0 to 200 MPH: Rare BMW Reveals Why M Is the Most Powerful Letter in the World
From 0 to 200 MPH: Rare BMW Reveals Why M Is the Most Powerful Letter in the World

1 May 2022, 20:10 UTC / One of the rarest BMW M cars ever built heads to the Autobahn for a top speed test. With 444-hp on tap, its speedometer is rated for a maximum of 205 mph.

 
Ferrari FF Top Speed Autobahn Blast Drops Just in Time Amidst Purosangue Craze
Ferrari FF Top Speed Autobahn Blast Drops Just in Time Amidst Purosangue Craze

23 Feb 2022, 15:40 UTC / The Purosangue might be Ferrari's first-ever SUV, but it owes its very existence to this car: the all-wheel-drive, V12-powered, four-seat FF

 
Watch and Hear the 2022 Dacia Logan Reach Its 114 MPH Top Speed
Watch and Hear the 2022 Dacia Logan Reach Its 114 MPH Top Speed

17 Feb 2022, 17:42 UTC / Is this guy mad for trying something like this in one of Europe’s cheapest cars? We’re not sure yet, so we’ll let you be the judge. It is impressive, nonetheles

 
Joby Aviation Claims Its Air Taxi Recently Achieved the Fastest Flight of an eVTOL to Date
Joby Aviation Claims Its Air Taxi Recently Achieved the Fastest Flight of an eVTOL to Date

24 Jan 2022, 09:05 UTC / Joby Aviation announced that it achieved the fastest flight of an eVTOL to date, with its air taxi reaching a top speed of 205 mph (330 kph).

 
The War on Cars - the Internet and Social Media Will Eventually Restrict Autobahnen
The War on Cars - the Internet and Social Media Will Eventually Restrict Autobahnen

23 Jan 2022, 17:52 UTC / Traveling at high speed was something that people did carefully and discreetly. That ended after some decided it would be a good idea to film that.

 
Millionaire Driving Bugatti Chiron at 259 MPH on Autobahn Criticized by German Government
Millionaire Driving Bugatti Chiron at 259 MPH on Autobahn Criticized by German Government

20 Jan 2022, 07:40 UTC / In theory, Radim Passer, the millionaire owner of the Bugatti Chiron driven flat-out on the Autobahn, did not break any laws. However, he did endanger others

 
Video: This Is What the World Looks Like in a Bugatti Chiron at 259 MPH on the Autobahn
Video: This Is What the World Looks Like in a Bugatti Chiron at 259 MPH on the Autobahn

11 Jan 2022, 11:47 UTC / Buckle up, 'cause it's going to be an extreme ride, as you are about to watch a Bugatti Chiron hit its top speed on a public highway