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    Video: Watch Honda claim world's fastest lawnmower record
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    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 210-km/h (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 187 km/h ...

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    Official: Guerlain Chicherit going for world record for longest car jump
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    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 ...

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    Featured: Sochi Winter Olympics reveals world's coolest VW Monster Truck
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    Volkswagen Group is taking its role as the official vehicle partner of the 2014 Winter Olympic in Sochi, Russia, very seriously. It is supplying over 3,000 Volkswagen, Audi, Skoda and commercial vehicles to the games, but the Polar Expedition Amarok, which it built a year ago to promote the event ...

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    Video: World's Strongest Man champion pulls a dozen Nissan Note hatchbacks to set record
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    On December 1, Zydrunas Savickas, a five-time World's Strongest Man champion, pulled 12 Nissan Notes (the equivalent to our Versa Note) weighing 12,941 kg (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 ...

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    Followup: Guinness reconfirms Bugatti Veyron's world record top speed
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    After taking last week to review the record category for World's Fastest Production Car, Guinness World Records has reconfirmed that the holder of this hotly contested superlative remains the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport. The Veyron Super Sport set the official record back in 2010 with a ...

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    Video: Tightest parallel parking record falls yet again
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    It looks as if Mini didn't get to hold onto its Guinness World Record for the tightest parallel parking job for all that long. German stunt driver Ronny Wechselberger managed to slide a Volkswagen Up! into a space of just 3.68 metres. Given that the three-door Up! takes up a full 3.577 metres of ...

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    Official: Nissan Leaf aims to take world record in reverse at Goodwood
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    When Nissan wants to set a speed record, you'd expect it to use the mighty GT-R to get there. Or maybe one of its myriad racing cars – it does, after all, power the bulk of the LMP2 racers on the grid at Le Mans, not to mention the experimental DeltaWing. But the Leaf? Sure, maybe for ...

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    Video: Mini gets in Guinness with tightest parallel parking job
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    Electronic nannies have become so prevalent in cars that they've even taken over even the simple act of parking. Luxury cars have offered parallel parking assist systems for a while now, but these days you can get automatic parking tech on cars as mainstream as the Ford Focus. Mini has set out ...

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