Here's a F1 car racing against a motorcycle racing against a supercar

For a second, you think hey maybe the motorcycle has a chance in this Top Gear bit since it screams to a lead but then the land-based jet machine insanity known as an F1 race car steps it up and the other two are fighting not to get lapped by the closest thing we have to a teleportation device on Earth. » 9/11/14 10:42pm 9/11/14 10:42pm

This Could Be the New Fastest Street Car

The SSC Ultimate Aero II, the second generation of America's fastest supercar, looks like a space pod that combines Ferrari angles with Wall-E's Eve curves. It could also be the fastest production car in the world if it reaches 270MPH. [Jalopnik] » 9/04/10 5:00pm 9/04/10 5:00pm

Steam Car Breaks World Speed Record at 140mph

They did it. A whooping 139.843mph. That's 225.06km/h in the right speed units. The UK team lead by Charles Burnett III broke the world record for steam cars, as you can see in the video. » 8/26/09 9:20am 8/26/09 9:20am

World's Fastest Steam Supercar Getting Ready to Break Speed World…

This is the fastest kettle in the world, like his owner— Charles Burnett III—calls it. The 25-foot steam—powered supercar is being readied to break the speed record in that category right now, at the Daytona Beach Road Course. » 8/19/09 8:35am 8/19/09 8:35am

World's Fastest Kettle: Steam Supercar to Break 170MPH Barrier

This is the World's Fastest Kettle. That's what Charles Burnett III calls his steam supercar, which will race at 170mph over the Mojave Desert this coming June. Yes, I can't believe it either. » 4/06/09 9:00am 4/06/09 9:00am

Audi R8 V10 Supercar is the First 100% LED-Equipped Automobile

Even if you can't afford a luxury supercar like the Audi R8, take solace in the fact that its cutting edge all-LED design will trickle down to your jalopy. Eventually. » 1/04/09 7:00pm 1/04/09 7:00pm

Scorpion Supercar Uses Hydrogen Hybrid Engine to get 40MPG

According to Ronn Motors, the Scorpion supercar will not only achieve 0-60 mph in just 3.5 seconds, but also earns green credentials by getting 40 miles per gallon. This trick is achieved by having a hydrogen-hybrid engine under the hood (also known as hydrogen injection, Water4Gas or HHO.) Small doses of hydrogen are… » 6/06/08 8:10am 6/06/08 8:10am

Amazing Wooden Supercar Makes Burning Rubber Even More Dangerous

We've seen wooden cars before, but they've never looked quite as awesome as this supercar one-off that a team of graduate students is building. Named Splinter, the supercar is being constructed as a serious attempt to explore the uses of wood as a bulding material for vehicles, so it's even loaded with a supercharged… » 12/18/07 6:16am 12/18/07 6:16am