Tom Wright’s Street-Legal Bumper Cars

 

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Don’t go bumping these cars!

Here’s an interesting up-cycling story about some boy toys that have found legal ground and even more fun from a bumped up perspective.

“Bumper cars were crazy fun when I was a kid. Even as an adult today, they still look immensely entertaining and I’d probably be on one every weekend if only everyone else lined up to ride them weren’t in grade school. Instead of drawing power from the floor or ceiling like regular flat rides, these bumper cars seen around the San Diego area not only run independently – you can drive them down public roads.

That’s right, these bumper cars, which have been reconfigured to run on four wheels, are completely street legal. Even if they’re not, though, I doubt cops will pull you over for a ticket – they’ll probably ask to try it for a spin around the block, instead.

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Street Legal Race Car Limo Will Hit 300 MPH

Street Legal Race Car Limo Will Hit 300 MPH 

 GP Limo

What you see here is probably the most awesomest way to arrive at a senior prom that you could possibly imagine. The GP Limo was designed and built by Michael Pettipas to seat 7 people (6 passengers and an experienced driver) and you might think that providing an authentic F1 experience to his riders would be enough, but apparently it’s not. You see Michael actually wants the GP Limo to beat the Bugatti Veyron’s 253 mph record for a street legal vehicle. (Yeah, believe it or not the GP Limo is actually street legal!)

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