Colin Furze he can’t figure out a way to make any normally stodgy or stationary object outrageously fast. BBC’s Top Gear took the exact opposite approach when it asked Furze to rig up an amusement park-style bumper car. The plan was for Top Gear’s The Stig to break a speed record driving the bumper car, as reported by Road and Track. The intrepid inventor stuffed a 600cc sports bike engine into a bumper car. The amusement park ride vehicle scored a place in the Guinness Book of World Records with an average speed topping 100 mph over two runs.