'Engineers are easily sidetracked by interesting-but-terrible ideas.'
A Koenigsegg Agera RS hit 284.3 miles per hour and set a two-way averaged top speed record of 277.9 mph while testing in Nevada. Watch the video here.
It's time to see what 1,360 horsepower can really do when fully uncorked.
This is an impressive display of driving skill.
He nearly broke the car's brakes.
"This is a proper fast car," says pilot Andy Green. "We came here to show the world Bloodhound is go."
"It was all quite easy," says Montoya.
The Lambo takes on a Model S, too.
Low-rolling-resistance tires and Autopilot helped.
The Cayenne pulls an Airbus A380.
That also makes it the fastest Honda car ever.
Red Bull may not give humans wings, but this truck can fly.
A need for speed runs in the Thompson family at over 400 miles per hour.
This massive semi would embarrass some sports cars.
Oh yeah, it also has roughly 4,425 pound-feet of torque.
The Hennessey Venom GT Spyder hit 265.6 miles per hour down a runway to become the world's fastest convertible.
British stunt driver Alastair Moffatt scored another world record at Autosport International, where he spun a Subaru BRZ around in a space of 21 feet - just 7 more than the length of the car.