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‘Top Gear’ sets world record speed of 87 mph — on a tractor

It’s still a lot slower than the new Honda mower, which goes 134 mph

Today in silly automotive stunts comes news that there's a new world record for fastest modified farm tractor. It comes courtesy of the folks on BBC's "Top Gear"; the actual show airs Sunday on BBC 2.

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Ford promotes tiny EcoSport with world's largest billboard

It would take three EcoSports to tow the ad

Ford builds the world's largest billboard in Madrid to advertise its tiniest crossover, the EcoSport.

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Watch BMW shatter drifting record: One wrong move and 'he's getting sandwiched'

8 hours, 232.5 miles and five insane car-to-car refuelings

Its daring car-to-car refueling scheme earns it a second world record.

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Watch: BMW will attempt car-to-car refueling during 8-hour drift

File under: Don’t try this at home.

File under: Don't try this at home

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Koenigsegg closes highway near Vegas for top-speed record attempt [UPDATE]

An official Guinness-approved record announcement is only a matter of time.

It's time to see what 1,360 horsepower can really do when fully uncorked.

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26,100 MPGe is the new Guinness record for vehicle efficiency

Teardrop-shaped three-wheeler breaks record on Audi's track.

You could go around the world with fuel to spare.

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2017 Victory Octane sets new motorcycle burnout record

At 2.23 miles, it's a new Guinness World Record.

The 2017 Victory Octane set a new, though irrelevant, Guinness World Record for the longest motorcycle burnout during a stunt at Orlando Speed World in Florida.

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Indian driver sets record for two-wheeled tuk-tuk driving

This Indian tuk-tuk pilot shows masterful balance in putting his little vehicle onto two wheels and riding that way for huge distances. He even holds the Guinness World Record for the stunt.

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Nissan really milking this whole glow-in-the-dark Leaf thing

'Self-Portrait' Measures More Than 2,200 Square Feet

Nissan Leaf helps create world's largest glow-in-the-dark painting with its tires.

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Record for tightest parallel parking job provisionally broken again

Alastair Moffatt has twice held the record twice for the tightest parallel parking job, his reign broken twice by Han Yue, who did it last time in November 2014. Moffatt couldn't let that stand, so he provisionally broke it again in a Fiat 500C at the recent Autosport International Show in Birmingham.

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Aussies get together to celebrate New Year's with record-breaking burnout

Two years ago, the Guinness World Record for the world's largest burnout was set at the Summernats, an Australian festival of horsepower and smoke in the nation's capital, Canberra. The record was broken on New Year's Day this year, by the ladies and gentlemen of Summernats, who raised the certified world record to 103 cars.

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Watch these Nissan 350Zs set a record for world's longest twin drift

In July, Harald Müller notched a Guinness World Record by drifting longer than any lone tire-burner ever had: 89.55 miles. This month, Nissan Middle East broke the Guinness World Record for the longest twin drift when two drivers slithered through a figure eight for 17.7 miles. The feat came about to commemorate the opening of the Jonathon Ramsey

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Raminator sets world record for fastest monster truck [w/video]

Monster trucks are made for a lot of things: crushing jalopies, jumping over jalopies, wowing spectators while crushing and jumping over jalopies, and so on. But powerful as they tend to be, monster trucks are not built for outright speed. Still, one has to be faster than another, and as it turns out, Raminator is the fastest of them all.

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Watch this Chinese stunt driver parallel park with only 3 inches to spare

Whenever this writer thinks of fancy parking jobs, we go straight to Buddy Love singing Strokin' in a red Dodge Viper he slides into a tiny space in The Nutty Professor. But after watching the video above, we might have to start thinking about Han Yue, who broke the world record for getting into the tightest parallel parking space. The previous record was set in July 2013 by Alastair Moffatt, who had 3.4 inches to spare be

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This Fiat 500 covered in human hair is a world record holder

Are you the type of person picks up little pieces of lint or hair in your car to keep things clean? If so, then this Fiat 500 in Italy might just drive you insane. An Italian women and her classic Fiat 500 have received two Guinness World Records for creating the world's hairiest car.

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You can apply to attempt to break the world record for fastest blindfolded driver [w/video]

The Guinness-certified world record for "fastest speed for a car driven blindfolded" is 186.12 miles per hour, set by Mike Newman in a Porsche GT2 last year at Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground in England. Then earlier this year, Newman said he'd Jonathon Ramsey

Kick Gas is an EV adventure film of epic proportions [w/video]

If you've ever taken a long road trip with your family, you know that such an endeavor can involve no small amount of drama and adventure. A seeming never-ending series of "He's touching me!", "No, I'm not!", and "Mom, Emmi's throwing up again!" You get the idea; enough excitement for a movie, right?

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This 188-mph R/C car will blow your mind

A Jaguar F-Type R Coupe is capable of hitting 186 miles per hour. The new Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 is estimated to top out at 170, while the BMW M5 is electronically limited to 155 mph. All impressive figures, and all of them would lose in a top-speed race to this remote-controlled car.

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Watch Rob Dyrdek set a world record for longest reverse ramp jump in Chevy Sonic

Apparently if you're good on a ramp, you're good on a ramp – be it with a skateboard underneath you or a subcompact hatchback. That's the lesson we've gotten from pro-skater and reality television star Rob Dyrdek, who recently set a world record for the longest jump off a ramp in a car... going backwards.

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