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World’s first full-size Lego car can hit 20 mph, powered by insane, 256-cylinder compresed air engine

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Well someone made a full size lego car that can hit 20 mph. It has space for two people to sit in and it was conceived by Steve Sammartino of Melbourne and constructed in Romania by Raul Oaida. It cost 22,000 and took over 500,000 lego pieces. It's engine is a 256-cylinder compresed air engine. Pretty cool stuff, wonder how many keys he attracts.

 

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A 20-year-old mastermind from Romania has built the world’s first full-size Lego car, with a compressed air-powered Lego engine. It has space for two passengers and can hit a top speed of around 30 kph (18.6 mph). At this point, you should probably watch the rather awesome video, embedded below.

Dubbed the Super Awesome Micro Project, the Lego car was conceived by Steve Sammartino of Melbourne and constructed in Romania by Raul Oaida. The build, which took 20 months to complete, was crowdfunded by 40 patrons to the tune of $22,000. While the car consists of more than 500,000 Lego pieces, the diminutive plastic brick was eschewed for some of the key, load-bearing components, such as the tires and wheels — and for things like gauges, which are rather hard to build out of Lego.

 

Source: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/173167-worlds-first-full-size-lego-car-can-hit-20-mph-powered-by-insane-1048-piston-compresed-air-engine

 


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This was reported twice before.


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This was reported twice before.

I blame google


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I blame google

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I blame you :P


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Posted · Original PosterOP

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I blame you :P

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Funny thing is that this probably costs more from having to buy the pieces than a regular car..


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Funny thing is that this probably costs more from having to buy the pieces than a regular car..

it s 60k$ + labor as they say in the article

so yea.


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