Tag Archives: Fun Stuff

Two wrecked BMW M1 supercars become one piece of wall art

When life gives you a wrecked BMW M1, don't make M1 lemonade...make art. BMW did not make many examples of its amazing M1 supercar. In fact, just 453 were built in total between 1978 and 1981. Two of those have now become one in an effort to spruce up one owner's amazing garage, according to Motor1. The first car was acquired via the auction website Bring A...

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150 mph on a lawn mower? Honda Mean Mower V2 takes aim

Honda UK will once again attempt to build the world's fastest lawn mower. This time it's called Mean Mower V2. The original Mean Mower was able to hit 116 mph to set the world record in 2013, and that was with a 109-horsepower engine. The mad minds at Honda UK are aiming for something higher, though: 150 mph. Originally, when the company revealed the Mean...

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Jaguar XJR575 registers for ‘Ring taxi duty

For $236, you can take a thrilling ride around the Nürburgring in the passenger seat of a high-performance Jaguar. The British automaker has been offering the service, known as the Jaguar Race Taxi, since about 2012, initially with the XJ Supersport only and later with the F-Type SVR as well. Now Jaguar has replaced the XJ Supersport with the even...

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Ferrari enters comic book world with ‘We Race’

The Ferrari brand has made its way to countless products, but the latest venture is something entirely new: a web comic. Now, fans of the brand or motorsport in general can follow the comic series called "We Race," which has Ferrari's blessing. The series comes from illustrator Riccardo Burchielli and scriptwriter Giulio Gualtieri, who take readers into a...

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Fast farming: The Stig set a Guinness World Record for fastest tractor

Honda engineers aren't the only group fixated on making various lawn care machines fast. The crew at BBC's "Top Gear" strapped The Stig into its modified tractor, appropriately called the track-tor, and happened to set a Guinness World Record for fastest tractor in the world. The BBC made the announcement on Thursday ahead of Sunday's episode of "Top Gear,"...

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192-hp Honda Mean Mower Mk2 set for speed record attempt

Four years ago, Honda debuted the world's fastest lawn mower, fittingly called the Mean Mower. After setting a Guinness World Record for the fastest speed reached by a lawn mower, Honda is coming back with an even more powerful garden tool: the Mean Mower Mk2. The Japanese company, which makes not only cars, but everything from motorcycles to lawn mowers to...

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This Aventador replica has a retractable hardtop and motorcycle power

Many of you have Lamborghini-sized dreams when it comes to the sort of vehicles you'd like to put in your garage. But having a Lamborghini budget is a different matter. For one enterprising individual it doesn't matter because he can build his own dream lineup of cars. In fact, he's created a Lamborghini Aventador of his own, and it comes complete with a...

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Witness 19 Porsche 918 Spyders attack the alps

If you had a Porsche 918 Spyder, where would you want to take it? What if you had 18 friends that also owned 918 Spyders? It might be time to hit the Alps, which is what Porsche and 19 918 Spyder owners recently did. The route was 1,500 kilometers and the $20 million strong convoy had five days to go from one end of an Alpine pass to the other. Porsche...

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