1600 horsepower highly modified Jeep/Buggy drives 305metres on water - new world record

Formula Offroad is quite popular in Scandinavia and it looks like one of the coolest racing sports in the world.

Racers use highly modified Jeeps with 800+ horsepower and they drive them on various locations from cliffs to water.

Icelandic Formula Offroad driver Gudbjørn Grimsson is one of these man passionate about high-horsepower off-road Jeeps.

Earlier this month he set the world’s longest distance for hydroplaning. He managed to drive over a 305 meter (1,001 feet) water successfully and it looks like he could have continued for a while if there had been more water.

How do you drive a car on water? All you need is a lightweight package, huge bucket scoop tyres, four-wheel drive and a 1,600 horsepower twin turbo Nelson Racing engine.


New Audi A3 Saloon - Road Test
Jay Leno drives the Nissan IDx Nismo
Several tips how to find online nearly new cars in Edinburgh
New 2015 Honda Jazz prototype revealed ahead of Paris debut
Winter driving tips from the experts
Motorbike Yoga: Watch motorcycle rider pull yoga poses on a speeding bike
Top Gear teases upcoming 22nd season with Stig enjoying his vacation
All-new 2016 Hyundai Tucson revealed ahead of Geneva debut
Petrol head's survival kit (infographic)
VUHL 05 lightweight supercar is officially on sale in the UK
Brabus 650 Cabrio based on Mercedes C 63 S Cabrio ready for summer
Order books now open for the premium class Volkswagen Arteon
Tags: , , , ,