The Thrills That Every Gearhead Has To Experience At Least Once

For real gearheads, we know that a lot of the experience can be (let’s be honest) unfulfilling. We keep following the latest news on supercars and we love a good old day of F1, but we’re often kept at arm’s distance of what we really love. Well, that doesn’t have to be the case. If you want real excitement, here are a few things that need to be on (and quickly ticked off) your bucket list. Driving something with real power We imagine...

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X Games 2012: 47ft record breaking motorbike jump

This years X Games in LA has seen some amazing spectacles, the Hot Wheels Double Dare Loop was a sight to behold but the record breaking jump of 47 feet on a motorbike was something else. The six man line up in the Moto X Step up event started at 32 feet, with the field cut down quickly to only 2 riders who managed to clear over 40 feet. The previous record of 34 feet was destroyed as Ronnie Renner claimed gold with an epic 47 feet ....

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Team Hot Wheels nails the “Double Dare Loop” at LA X Games

Like many of you petrol heads out there, I spent many an hour constructing my own Hot Wheels and Matchbox toy car tracks to perform some epic wall and floor gauging stunts. Most of these resulted in a mini carnage that only put my parents newly decorated walls in danger. With the introduction of the X Games it was only a matter of time until Team Hot Wheels pulled off what many of us only thought was possible in 1:64 scale. The double...

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