Earlier this year, unconventional car brand MINI set a Guinness World Record for a feat that we urban drivers all brag about being able to accomplish: Tightest Parallel Parking Job. I myself have wedged cars into Manhattan spaces in ways that I felt defied physics, but after witnessing MINI's feat, I realize I'm not even in the running.
Putting the the "king" in "parking"
MINI went all the way to China to enlist an incredible precision stunt driver named Han Yue, whose preferred method of parking involves...the emergency brake:
This winter MINI decided they'd break another Guinness World Record, this time in a very different part of the globe, and Core77 was invited along to view the certification. Stay tuned.