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11Detroit 2010: Electric landspeed car races onto the show floor

1899 La Jamais Contente landspeed racer – Click above for high-res image gallery

5Detroit 2010: Electric landspeed car races onto the show floor

1899 La Jamais Contente landspeed racer – Click above for high-res image gallery

25eBay Find of the Day: World's fastest Honda Civic

Driving around the streets of Los Angeles, it is easy to spot a plethora of Honda Civics attempting to achieve the appearance of the world's fastest economy car. Huge shopping cart wings, monster tachometers and racing stripes often highlight the package. Legitimate world record speed isn't achieved on any city street, however, and not with any aerodynamic packages reminiscent of shopping. It is achieved on the Bonneville Salt Flats in northwestern Utah. The latest records indicate that there is

4The Buckeye Bullet 2 - A hydrogen fuel cell land speed record car

In the interest of full disclosure, let me first tell you all that I am a huge Buckeye fan. I do live in Ohio, mind you, and I grew up in a family which always had a full supply of Ohio State paraphernalia to choose from. Please, do me a big favor, and let this one mention of the state of Florida be the only one... no comments on that subject if you would be so kind.

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