stoptheeconobox
stoptheeconobox New Reader
11/13/09 1:41 p.m.

If you could make a vehicle as small, or smaller than this, with four wheels, and a good amount of horsepower, would you drive it?

John Brown
John Brown SuperDork
11/13/09 2:01 p.m.

?que?

Bobzilla
Bobzilla HalfDork
11/13/09 2:19 p.m.

I have a Swift. I think it's smaller. Or it at least has less real metal.

amg_rx7
amg_rx7 Reader
11/13/09 2:21 p.m.

Not in this country of oversized SUVs. Maybe in a cramped city.

Buckhead
Buckhead Reader
11/13/09 2:33 p.m.

I sure know i would. shifter cart...done

If you were a hot dog and you were starving would you eat yourself?? if you had said no i would have bitten your ear off.

alfadriver
alfadriver HalfDork
11/13/09 2:35 p.m.

Wow, and I thought John Brown had ADD. This takes that to another level.

Gearheadotaku
Gearheadotaku Reader
11/13/09 2:43 p.m.

Just saw this on Top Gear. It does not have reverse. It's slow, cramped, and no, I would not want one. Al Gore thinks you should have one that runs on batteries. Or walk. Or stay home.

Tetzuoe
Tetzuoe Reader
11/13/09 2:51 p.m.

Hasnt a smaller car been produced, I think top gear mentioned it as well... I think it even has reverse...

John Brown
John Brown SuperDork
11/13/09 3:07 p.m.
alfadriver wrote: Wow, and I thought John Brown had ADD. This takes that to another level.

I keep hoping to hear who it is.

SlickDizzy
SlickDizzy SuperDork
11/13/09 3:11 p.m.
stoptheeconobox wrote: If you could make a vehicle as small, or smaller than this, with four wheels, and a good amount of horsepower, would you drive it?

If someone prescribed you some Xanax, would you take it?

Bobzilla
Bobzilla HalfDork
11/13/09 3:18 p.m.

If a tree falls in the wood and smashes an automatic echo, would anyone care?

SlickDizzy
SlickDizzy SuperDork
11/13/09 3:30 p.m.

Oh, yeah, this has actually been done too.

VFR800 powered go-karts.

RedS13Coupe
RedS13Coupe Reader
11/13/09 5:02 p.m.
SlickDizzy wrote: Oh, yeah, this has actually been done too. VFR800 powered go-karts.

Those are actually bigger then the car originally posted though.

mad_machine
mad_machine SuperDork
11/13/09 5:08 p.m.

I think it would be cool to own.. wonder if they would be legal in the US?

SlickDizzy
SlickDizzy SuperDork
11/13/09 5:58 p.m.
RedS13Coupe wrote: Those are actually bigger then the car originally posted though.

True that, but it wouldn't be hard to start with a smaller frame. Those are obviously purpose-overbuilt.

foxtrapper
foxtrapper SuperDork
11/13/09 6:04 p.m.

Maybe not on the highway, but yes, I'd drive it.

Shouldn't have let that rotary powered riding mower slip through my fingers....

914Driver
914Driver SuperDork
11/13/09 6:24 p.m.

Jeremy whatshisname drove one on the road, it sucked. OTOH it was GREAT up & down the BBC hallways.

Dan

ignorant
ignorant SuperDork
11/13/09 6:26 p.m.

gixxer kart http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lxNbeecxnGM

Done

Strizzo
Strizzo SuperDork
11/13/09 6:29 p.m.

i want my click back!

Josh
Josh HalfDork
11/13/09 6:44 p.m.

I think horsepower in one of those things would be counterproductive. It would just make it harder to keep it on the sidewalk.

ignorant
ignorant SuperDork
11/13/09 7:00 p.m.

monster kart

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KR9Qt6FFSu8&feature=related

Toyman01
Toyman01 HalfDork
11/14/09 9:43 a.m.

No. Because if I ever got in it you would have to use the jaws of life to get me back out.

Tommy Suddard
Tommy Suddard SonDork
11/15/09 2:17 p.m.

Why won't the bot ever reply in his own thread?

ReverendDexter
ReverendDexter HalfDork
11/15/09 3:15 p.m.
Buckhead wrote: If you were a hot dog and you were starving would you eat yourself??

What?

I said if you were a hot dog, would you eat yourself? I would! I'd be delicious!

Just isn't the same when you don't hear Harry Carey's voice doing it...

But to answer the question, why would I drive that when I could ride a motorcycle and have a chance of not dying when I got on the freeway?

irish44j
irish44j Reader
11/15/09 4:19 p.m.

might as well get a Segway. Just as slow, just as stupid-looking, and probably handles better..

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