Featured Articles

Swedish Students Build Yamaha R1-Powered Car . . . For School

Posted in Custom, Engines, Fast Cars, Motorcycle by Dustin Driver | March 15th, 2010 | 1 Response |

There’s something horribly wrong with the U.S. education system. In our community college automotive repair programs, kids are learning how to repair the brakes on Toyota appliances. In Sweden, the students at Thorildsplans Gymnasium technical school are building batshit-crazy Yamaha R1-powered go carts. 145 horsepower in something that weights as much as a Radio Flyer. This video shows the fruits of their labor. Pardon the crap-rock soundtrack.

Our Best Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

One Response

  1. Greg says:

    The US does have the Formula SAE competition, which is a competition where 120 schools from around the world build formula cars every year. The top schools do make some pretty rippin’ cars…http://students.sae.org/competitions/formulaseries/