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Whacking great hot rods.

Blastolenes are mighty hot rods built by artists. And the meaning of it all from Kevin Kelly. [more inside]
posted by Faze on Jun 11, 2009 - 10 comments

Cyber Gearheads Prevail

Motor City Online was a MMOG created by Electronic Arts. It was probably the coolest. racing game. ever. Until EA pulled the plug because they wanted to focus their servers on The Sims, even after making people pay a monthly fee to play. People were not happy. Petitions were started. After a few years, the love for the game is still apparent. So what happens? A bunch of players decide to develop some open source code to create Motor World Online. You have to admit, the gearheads are cool even online.......
posted by peewinkle on Feb 1, 2007 - 15 comments

50 MPG and 0 to 60 sub four seconds

Hybrid supercar. The West Philadelphia High School Electric Vehicle Team has built a 300 hp hybrid car which gets 50 mpg on bio-diesel, accelerates from 0 to 60 in less than 4 seconds and looks sweet. That is a pretty nice high school project.
posted by caddis on Aug 19, 2005 - 34 comments

Speed costs money, how fa$t do you wanna go?

Behind the scenes in Bonneville. Land speed record racing, as practiced every year during Bonneville Speed Week, is at once the simplest and most unique form of motor racing around. Here's a look into the Rice/Vigeant team's Suzuki Hayabusa-powered lakester--from construction to competition, near-tragedy to rebirth.
posted by arto on Jul 15, 2005 - 9 comments

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