A photo of the Porsche Taycan outdoors by a lake.
Hybrids & Electrics

The 2021 Porsche Taycan Just Set a Bizzare World Record

When was the last time you thought about the Guinness Book of World Records? Well, if you are anything like Porsche, you stay thinking about the records and how to break them. Most EV makers are trying to figure out how to make their cars more sellable. Apparently, while we’ve all been living our lives, …

Side view of a black-tanked 1966 Velocette Venom Thruxton
2 Wheels

The Velocette Venom Is Still a Record-Holder Almost 50 Years Later

It’s rare that classic motorcycles offer modern-level performance with their vintage style. That’s what makes classic BMW bikes popular, for example. And typically, such performance is thanks to larger, multi-cylinder engines. But the Velocette Venom didn’t need an engine the size of the Munch Mammut’s to set a world record. A record that’s still in …

Genovation GXE Electric Corvette
Hybrids & Electrics

How Does the Electric Corvette Go So Fast?

Not everyone loves the idea of an electric Corvette. But the Genovation GXE fully electric Corvette has set two land speed records. It’s insanely fast, reaching top speeds of over 200 miles per hour. But how does an electric car go so fast? What kind of system can create this kind of power––and be worth …

Cannonball Run Movie Cast
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Cannonball Run Record is Broken During Pandemic

The pandemic the globe is currently facing has emptied the streets. Consequently, Police are spread thinner than ever before, between having their own members acquiring the COVID-19 virus, and having to cover security at grocery stores in addition to their own regular activities. However, this has left some motoring opportunists to take advantage of the situation. Cannonball Run teams are some …

Cars

The First Overland Automotive Record Was Set by a Woman

The first car had a patent for years before it piqued public interest. Karl Benz, the inventor of the world’s first automobile, spent his days in his workshop working on prototypes. The perfectionist engineer did not believe that his invention was ready. His wife, however, knew that the horse-less carriage needed to be seen. She …