keethrax
keethrax Reader
3/23/10 8:24 a.m.

Wasn't sure if this was relevant enough for the main forum. But I thought it was neat.

http://indianautosblog.com/2008/08/meet-flatmobile-words-lowest-street-legal-car

914Driver
914Driver SuperDork
3/23/10 8:58 a.m.

Not sure if this is where I want to be in a crash, but the guy's definately got some Batman fetish going on.

nocones
nocones Reader
3/23/10 9:25 a.m.

And it has a JET ENGINE!

I saw the back end and thought.. look at that fake nozzle, then I saw the build pics.. Sweet turbo converted to Jet.

neon4891
neon4891 SuperDork
3/23/10 9:28 a.m.

When will Hamond get to drive it?

chaparral
chaparral Reader
3/23/10 9:42 a.m.

I wonder what it would take to build a road-legal enduro kart.

keethrax
keethrax Reader
3/23/10 9:54 a.m.

In reply to 914Driver:

It was even scarier looking before the switches/instruments. Then it was just jagged sheet metal.

mad_machine
mad_machine SuperDork
3/23/10 3:37 p.m.

makes you wonder what actually constitutes a road legal car...

oldsaw
oldsaw Dork
3/23/10 4:23 p.m.

Nice to see the nanny-state that is the UK has a soft spot for mad tinkers.

Per the builder - "It's a horrendous car to drive....... That's why I love it!". Now there's a GRM-worthy quote.

Appleseed
Appleseed Dork
3/23/10 4:55 p.m.
neon4891 wrote: When will Hamond get to drive it?

Correction, when will Hamond wreck it?

orphancars
orphancars New Reader
3/23/10 5:15 p.m.

At 19" tall, I wonder what the wheel/tire diameter is.........

oldsaw
oldsaw Dork
3/23/10 5:47 p.m.

In reply to orphancars:

Specs for the car list 205-50-10's; that's meaty Mini territory.

rebelgtp
rebelgtp Dork
3/23/10 6:03 p.m.

That thing is scary low. My dog is taller than that car I don't think I could drive that thing.

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