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19 people turn a Tesla Model S into a fad telephone booth

To compare, humanity has packed more people into a Smart car.

Room for one more?

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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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Woman earns Guinness record for pulling bus with her hair

Did we mention there were 32 people on board? Or that the bus weighed nearly 27,000 pounds?

Asha Rani just pulled a double-decker London bus using her hair. There were 32 people on board. And yes, it's a Guinness World Record.

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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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Guinness record Lego model is a life-size RV

Not only did a British team of expert builders construct a life-size camper out of Lego, they made it fully functional inside, too. The result absolutely must be seen.

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Honda sets record for lowest fuel consumption in Europe

After a 25-day journey, a Honda Civic Tourer wagon has set a Guinness World Record averaging 83.5 miles per gallon after driving 8,387 miles through all 24 contiguous countries of the European Union.

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Honda aiming for new mpg-record on European hypermile drive

Driving Pair Will Cover Almost 8,500 Miles In 25 Days

Honda looks to set fuel-efficiency record across Europe with Civic Tourer.

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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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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

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Watch Honda lay waste to world's fastest lawnmower record

Honda has been working on its high-performance Mean Mower for a while now. In a recent attempt to take the top speed title, it didn't make its 130-miles-per-hour top speed target, but it still managed to set a new Guinness World Record has the world's fastest lawnmower at 116.57 mph. While

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World record practice jump doesn't go as planned for Chicherit

French rally driver Guerlain Chicherit is a very lucky man. He had hoped to beat Tanner Foust's 332-feet car jump record (which nearly went awry itself) with a 360-foot leap in a specially built Mini to score Chris Bruce

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Guerlain Chicherit going for world record for longest car jump

Does the name Guerlain Chicherit ring any bells? It definitely should if you're into competitive skiing, as he was crowned world champion in off-trail freeriding four times. But he's also a rally driver, winning the FIA Cross Country Rally World Cup in 2009 and even a stage of the Dakar Rally the following year. What really set him apart, though, was when he back-flipped a Noah Joseph

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Tesla completes cross-country Supercharger drive in Model S EVs

It wasn't without problems, but Tesla's record-setting electric drive attempt has crossed the finish line. The pair of Tesla Model S EVs that left Los Angeles late last week has made it to New York City using nothing but Supercharger power. Last week, Tesla said the cars would be trying to set a Gui

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World's Strongest Man champion pulls a dozen Nissan Note hatchbacks to set record

On December 1, Zydrunas Savickas, a five-time World's Strongest Man champion, pulled 12 Nissan Notes (the equivalent to our Versa Note) weighing 28,530 pounds over 16.4 feet in 32.9 seconds. The feat, performed in Lithuania at the end of the country's Car of the Year test camp, was enough to secure him the Guinness world record for "Most Cars Pulled By One Man."

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Suzuki Every EV goes 800+ miles on single charge

You could take a flight from New York City to Atlanta, and the trip would run you about two hours. Or you could theoretically take a specially-fitted Suzuki Every battery-electric van on that same route. It would take you about 43 hours, but you'd do it on just one charge.

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VW Passat TDI sets 77.9 mpg fuel economy record through Lower 48 states

Volkswagen has announced the company's Passat TDI has set a new world record for the category of "lowest fuel consumption-48 US states for a non-hybrid car." Drivers Wayne Gerdes and Bob Winger managed an impressive 77.99 miles per gallon over 8,122 miles, trouncing the previous record of 67.9 mpg. The duo also sailed past the hybri

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VW Passat TDI Clean Diesel en route to new Lower 48 mpg record

Here's the thing: it takes a lot of practice to drive like a true hypermiler. The 2013 VW Passat TDI Clean Diesel with a manual transmission, for example, has an EPA estimated 31 city/43 highway mile per gallon rating. Hypermiler Wayne Gerdes thinks the car is good for at least 68 mpg.

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BMW sets Guinness record for longest drift with new M5 [w/videos]

In September of 2011, Chinese drifter Wang Qi broke the Guinness record for the world's longest sustained drift, doing 13 laps inside the Olympic Center Stadium in Tianlin, China for 5,802.3 meters. That was broken in February of this year by Abdo Feghali in

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