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    Wrecked Ferrari Enzo reborn as Bonneville Salt Flats racer?

    In a rebuilding job worthy of The Six Million Dollar Man, Richard Loosee's T-Top Ferrari Enzo destroyed in a 200-mile-per-hour shunt has been reborn to take on the Bonneville Salt Flats. Gone are the T-Tops, replaced by something just as outrageous: a set of turbos that will boost the Enzo's V12 ...

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    Koenigsegg considering a challenge to Veyron SS speed record?

    Koenigsegg Agera – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Few things get the automotive universe fired up quite like a good old-fashioned grudge match, and from the sound of things, we may be on the verge of seeing the battle royale with the cheese of grudge matches. Evidently, Top Gear's ...

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    VIDEO: Saudi hits Lamborghini Reventon vMax of 222 MPH

    Lamborghini Reventon hits 222 mph: Click above to watch the video.
    The Lamborghini Reventon is a very rare bird, indeed. There are only 20 copies in existence, and the asking price for the king of Lambos is a cool $1.4 million. For that kind of coin, owners have every right to expect ...

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    First Drive: 2009 Porsche Boxster S with PDK

    2009 Porsche Boxster S with PDK – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Italian countryside passes by in a blur. At an indicated 265 km/h (164 mph), we have hit the invisible wall. The accelerator pedal has been jammed into the carpet for the last ten seconds, yet the sleek Porsche ...

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    Detroit 2009: Faster Pussycat - Jaguar XFR pounces on Bonneville, hits 225 mph!

    Click above for high-res image gallery of the Jaguar XFR Bonneville car
    In its spare time while reinventing the company and settling in with a new owner, Jaguar's boffins somehow found time to take their new XFR to the Bonneville Salt Flats for a top speed run last November.The Paul ...

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    Dumb: Top speed runs on public roads. Dumber: Uploading them to YouTube

    Click above to see "Canberra Joyride" parts one and two
    Remember the guy who took his Lamborghini up to 219 mph on an Arizona highway? A Canberra, Australia man has done the same thing with his Kawasaki ZX-750, filming himself blasting up to 200 km/h (124 mph), sometimes in 60 km/h (37 mph) zone, ...

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    World Land Speed Shootout at Bonneville

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    We're suckers for speed, so we jumped at the opportunity to attend a press conference for an upcoming top speed shootout on the Bonneville Salt Flats. Unlike the countless speed contests held at locations around the world each year, the Top ...

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    VIDEO: Corvette ZR1 doing 195 mph on the Autobahn

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    We recently brought you video of the Corvette ZR1 being manhandled around General Motors' Milford Proving Grounds by our own Sam Abuelsamid. House rules that day made the car a 4-on-the-floor, since invitees weren't allowed to explore any gear beyond ...

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    Top Secret V12 Supra does 222 mph at Nardo

    Smokey Nagata likes to smoke his tires on freeways all over the world. While his stunts may not be lawful or even sane, he continues to find new territory in which to get his thrills. After being arrested in England and New Zealand, he has finally taken his action off the streets and onto the Nardo ...

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    Nissan GT-R recognizes tracks via GPS, removes speed limiter

    var digg_url = ''; We know that the Nissan GT-R's ECU wizardry is impressive, but this little tidbit left us in awe. According to our friends over at the GTChannel, the GT-R's integrated computer limits the ...

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    9ff GT9 inches closer to Nardo test

    Click image for high-res gallery Going fast can't be rushed. It sounds downright oxymoronic, but it might as well be the golden rule when it comes to breaking top speed records. 9ff is one of those outfits that bridges the gap between aftermarket tuning house and specialty manufacturer. Their ...

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    Hondata sets four new records at Bonneville

    If you've spent any amount of timing tweaking the B16 in your EK hatch, you're probably all too familiar with Hondata. The firm specializes in providing easy-to-use, plug-and-play components for the world's Acura and Honda owners, and has proved invaluable on at least two past project cars of ...

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    SSC Ultimate Aero TT closes in on record with 241 mph run

    click on above image for more high-res pics of the SSC Ultimate Aero TTBack in March, SSC went for the mantle of World's Fastest Production Car with its Ultimate Aero TT. The attempt failed due to a number of factors, one of which was bad weather, but SSC is still determined to take the title away ...

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    VIDEO: 3,000 HP Greasel falls flat on record run

    This 3,000-horsepower peanut oil-powered pickup was supposed to make a record speed run for grease-powered vehicles of between 160 and 200 mph. That was what we were told at SEMA where the twin-turbo '87 Chevy Silverado, nicknamed Greasel, was unveiled. The truck made its record run at the El ...

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    Making it official: Bugatti Veyron going for fastest production car

    This came as a bit of a shock to us, but the Bugatti Veyron is not actually the fastest production car in the world according to that authoritative tome of useless and wonderful knowledge, the Guinness Book of World of Records. It seem Bugatti just never got around to scheduling an official ...

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    Race car driver addresses senior driving question

    Louis "Topspeed" Albornoz, a professional Formula and kart driver, answered a reader's question if people over 65 years or older should be allowed to continuing driving. While Albornoz acknowledges older drivers have decreased capabilities like slower reflexes, he points out that such folks usually ...

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    Koenigsegg CCX goes for top speed title with 900bhp!

    You would think that when a company like Bugatti builds a $1 million super-duper car like the Veyron that the top speed title would sit pretty for awhile. The fact that the Veyron's terminal velocity is already being contested is proof positive that the supercar segment is once again healthy enough ...


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