Geely money puts Project Bloodhound back on track

2016-09-27 07:55

Geely joined the Bloodhound Project as its major partner - putting the world speed record attempt back on track.

Jaguar, jet test for Hakskeen record bid

2014-11-06 10:09

Bloodhound Project has started its land speed record 12-month countdown at Hakskeen Pan: watch the high-speed comms test between a jet plane and a Jaguar F-Type R coupe!

Cape-to-Cape racer enters Africa

2014-09-25 13:08

Volkswagen's Toareg team is currently passing through Sudan on its world-record bid to make it to the to the southernmost tip of Africa from the northernmost tip of Europe in 10 days.

Honda's 200km/h+ mower sets speed record

2014-04-03 10:33

Ever wanted to mow your lawn at 209km/h? Honda's Mean Mower, a 75kW modified grass-cutter, entered the Guinness record books as the world's fastest lawn mower. We have gallery images and an awesome video of Mean Mower in action!

Record-breaking man at it again

2013-11-08 11:59

Andre van Zijl is trying to set up a new record in Pretoria by talking non-stop on a phone for 50 hours and raise awareness of HIV/Aids at the same time.

800 Mazda MX-5's target record

2013-05-16 10:38

Mazda will attempt a Guinness World Record in June 2013; the Japanese automaker hopes to gather 800 MX-5 roadsters in the Netherlands.

Flood boon for Bloodhound track

2013-04-17 11:40

South Africa’s Bloodhound track boss Rudi Riek remains positive despite heavy floods hitting the Hakskeenpan stating that the water would “repair any damage we might have caused.”

Veyron stripped of 'fastest' title

2013-04-08 09:56

Bugatti's Veyron Super Sport has been stripped of its 'fastest production car' title by the Guinness World Records organisation.

Audi's sales rocket in 2012

2013-01-18 11:24

German automaker Audi reports that it sold 1.4-million models globally in 2012, an increase of 11.7% over 2011. Of these, nearly 17 000 vehicles were sold in South Africa.

Leaf line electrifies Silverstone

2012-11-28 08:47

Nissan's Leaf has entered the record books again with a convoy of 225 of the Japanese 's battery hatches has topped the "longest parade of battery vehicles" category.


VW doubles deliveries over 10 years

2015-01-12 09:33

Volkswagen has surpassed its own delivery record by topping the six-million mark, doubling its total since 2004.

Autumn Nissan Leaf flurry lifts UK sales

2014-10-08 10:33

The most popular battery car, Nissan's Leaf, has exceeded expectations in the UK by breaking national and European records in a flurry of autumnal sales. There's good news for SA, too...

Andre puts 6700km on bike - in a car

2014-07-16 12:58

Cycling 6700km on a spinning bike doesn't seem that difficult, but try doing it in a parked car like SA's serial record breaker and AIDS acitivist Andre Van Zijl. All this for charity, the late Madiba and his mom.

Record: Mr Muscles hauls 12 Nissans

2013-12-04 09:42

The world's strongest man, Zydrunas Savickas, set a Guinness world record for ‘Most cars pulled by one man' when he towed 12 Nissan Notes weighing a total of 12 941kg. VIDEO

Drayson's EV reaches 328km/h

2013-06-26 07:25

Drayson Racing has claimed the electric land-speed record. Its B12 69/EV electric Le Mans prototype reached 328.6km/h!

Rolls backs SA Bloodhound project

2013-05-13 19:40

Rolls-Royce has support for The Bloodhound Project, an international education initiative focused on a 1609km/h land speed record attempt in South Africa.

Veyron: World's fastest...again

2013-04-15 08:05

A week after deciding to strip Bugatti's Veyron Super Sport of its "world's fastest car title”, Guinness World Records has restored it. How embarrassing...

Fastest man on wheels in SA

2013-03-14 08:17

RAF Wing Commander Andy Green is preparing for his next record - 1609km/h in Bloodhound in the Northern Cape. Wheels24 met him in Johannesburg...

Record 2012 sales for Kia US

2013-01-04 10:10

Kia America has reported record sales in the US for 2012 with a 14.9% increase on 2011 - the automaker's previous best year.

KTM X-Bow RR rockets at the 'Ring

2012-11-16 12:41

KTM beat its own Nürburgring record with a blistering time of 7min25s in its street legal X-Bow RR.

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