June 26, 2001    





What is the fastest you've ever driven in a street-legal car on a road? (not including Nascar or other similar races where cars are built to drive fast)

i dont drive, but the fastest i've ever gone with friends, is maybe 90.  i'm  really afraid to be in fast cars no matter who is driving

Karen2, 15
, MA   USA

I've gotten up to 100 miles once but that was only to get around another vehicle on an old road. I usually don't drive fast tho.

Stephanie, 25

Hi, my name is Brad and Im a 20 year old guy from Sydney Australia. I must say that the fastest I have ever driven in a car was whilst I was over in New Zealand visiting my girlfriend. I found that NZ roads are very easy to speed on and that there weren't many police patrolling the roads. Considering that most of my travelling was done in the country side, I was able to reach speeds to in excess of 160km/h. I would never dare reach such speeds in Australia, as the amount of police is probably more. Anyway I hope that answers your question and I am glad to assist you in todays questions.

Bradley, 20

I have only been about 90 -95MPH in a car on the road, but have driven a snowmobile about 105 MPH down a hard pack snow road, and about 115 on a motorcycle.

Kevin, 33
Sugar Hill

About 90-95 miles an hour in a 55 speed zone in Wyoming. I of course crossed paths with the one state trooper in a 100 mile radius and promptly got a $172 ticket

Felicia, 35
, MA   USA

I once looked down at my speedometer and almost died because I was going almost 90 miles per hour in a 55 zone. I couldn't even believe my car could go that fast. It was a long, boring highway and it was at night with almost no other cars on the road. It surely wasn't intentional...though I don't think that excuse flies with the state troopers.

Fisch, 45
, CT   USA

In some of the emptier parts of the plains states, I've driven about ninety on the freeways.

Jane, 60
West Linn
, OR   USA

85 mph

Melodi, 19
, OH   USA

120 or so, i believe - just to see if my car would do it. it did, but it sounded like suicide, so i got there then backed down. It was kind of scary, actually.

Firelady, 23
, TX   USA

I'd say....120. I just had to know if the car went up to those last little numbers on the MPH dial!

Tracy, 24
Ocean City

I used to have an old 1984 Chrysler New Yorker that would really shake if you got near 70mph, but I've probably gotten up to 90mph in another car.

etoile, 20

Only about 110kpm since I've just started driving, but I have been in cars going a lot faster than that.

Dianne, 16
Ontario  CANADA

110 MPH while racing a blazer

Angela, 16
Bella Vista

When I was about 19 or 20 I was working for an inventory company.  We'd ride out to department stores all over New England and...count stuff. One time they were stuck for drivers (you're not considered a 'driver' unless you've seen that training video). Being one of the few people on the van who wasn't an ex-con or DUI dude I was chosen.  15 people in a passenger van. Odometer pegged past 115. It was 2am and no traffic or cops, just 15 junkies and cons scared shitless...memories

Alias Irrelevante

I _think_ I was going 80 or 90 in a 75 once, before I caught myself. But a cop passed me, and he was going faster. That's how fast traffic was.

Karen, 21

90 mph

Eric, 19
Beverly Hills

85 mph, I think.

Talia, 23
, CT   USA

I had a '79 Honda Prelude that I got for $500. It was a real piece of junk.  The speedometer only went up to 85mph, but I'm sure I got it up to 100.  Never ran the same, though.

A-Dog, 18

85 mph on the interstate

Laura, 36
, MA   USA

I have no idea. I've been driven at speeds I did not appreciate AT ALL. As I driver I've probably never exceeded 70 mph.

Jill, 60

I've personally driven to 110, when the car cut out...it was an Oldsmobile Aurora, speedometer goes to 140 and i wanted to see if it actually would,  but it cut out at 110.

Mandi, 16
Lake City
, MN   USA

Somewhat like 120 mph. and I didn't get caught!

Bend, OR  USA

Once on a long empty bit of freeway, I decided to find out how fast my Ford Taurus could go. I made it up to 'bout 120 before the rev limiter kicked in and I slowed down to a normal speed. I did this all in less than one minute, 'cause I don't want to go to jail.

Jonathan, 19

In the 70's, I was into building 396 cu in big blocks, changing the gear ratios of the transmission and rearend...all in a stock Chevy Caprice...heavy car. In Arkansas, there is plenty of room to move freely at high speeds where I tested my cars at the top end... I ususally topped out at about 180mph.

Rich, 52
, MA   USA

About 90 on the highway - but that was in my younger and much crazier days.


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Janet, 42
E. Brunswick

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