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Guðbjörn Grímsson set a world record with the first official speed measured (87 km/h - 57 mph) on a 305 meter (1001 feet) long river in a extreme Formula Off-Road race in Iceland.

A 1600 hp twin turbo Nelson Racing engine did the job

Grimsson says that his literal off-road buggy is powered by a Nelson Racing 428 cubic inch Ford V8 that pumps 1640 hp through its paddle tires. To stay afloat, he needed to maintain a speed of 54 mph.

It’s no miracle, but a 4X4 truck cruising across the water is still pretty impressive.

Check out the video below!

 

Last modified onSunday, 22 June 2014 18:16
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