Most of us are familiar with that attractive red and yellow plastic toy car by Little Tikes. You may have bought one for your child or may have driven one yourself as a toddler. If you can remember, this one is driven by foot power, pretty much like how the Flintstones drive their rock and wood vehicles.
Well, two guys from Oxfordshire, UK created a roadworthy adult-sized counterpart of this iconic toy car. John and Geof Bitmead spent a lot of time on their garage to make this impressively cute vehicle.
Brothers John and Geof Bitmead designed this roadworthy version of the classic Little Tikes toy car.
The mechanic brothers tweaked a Daewoo Matiz and eventually managed to make this street-legal replica of the Cozy Coupe. It took them 1,000 hours of work and around $6,193 (£4,000) before they managed to finish this back in November 2013.
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The two-seater, right-hand-drive vehicle is now up for sale on eBay.
The Bitmeads are actually selling the car online now. Interested buyers can get this vehicle for the price of $33,290 (£21,500) over at eBay.
The brothers assured buyers that the car is “guaranteed to create smiles wherever it goes.”
The eBay post said:
We have covered over 5,000 miles in the past two years driving around shows and charity events in the UK and, apart from it not being the fastest car on the planet has been the most incredible fun with people queuing up to take photos along dual carriageways and highways on every trip. Guaranteed to create smiles wherever it goes!
I would definitely love to buy this if only I had the money but alas! I just can’t afford this awesome toy.
Police Tackle Unarmed Black Student and Arrest Him and His Friend for Looking “Suspicious”
Teens may sue Metropolitan Police Department for civil rights violations.
Police in Washington D.C. tackled an unarmed young black man to the ground and arrested his companion because they made a white woman feel "uncomfortable."
The two young men were confronted and subjected to police violence at an ATM machine shortly after a woman reported them simply because they made her feel ill at ease.
Police took appropriate white action, and tackled one of them to the ground, injuring the teen as they did so.
The 3 Wildest and Most Wicked GoPro Videos Ever Captured
These GoPro videos deserve a prize!
Numerous people who love film and photography also fell in love with Nick Woodman’s creation: the GoPro.
Over the years, the improvements on its line allowed hundreds of GoPro enthusiasts to capture stunning and unbelievable photos and videos that permitted the audience to experience what the person behind the camera experiences.
In case you don’t know, GoPro awards up to $5 million in cash yearly to amateur and professional content creators. The company offers $500 for the best photos, $1,000 for the most amazing raw clips, and $5,000 for the most excellent video edits. All you have to do is to capture your passions on camera and submit them to their website for review.
Incredible World Trade Center Death-Defying Walk Stunt Revealed in Rare Photos
Now this is what you call fearless!
On the morning of August 7, 1974, French high-wire artist Philippe Petit made history when he crossed the North and South towers of the World Trade Center at 1,350 feet.
Aside from conquering the Twin Towers, the adrenaline seeker performed high-wire walks in some of the world’s greatest tourist sites including Notre Dame and Sydney Harbour Bridge.
During his famous stunt at the Twin Towers, Petit made 8 passes along the wire holding a custom-made balancing pole weighing 25 kg for 45 minutes.
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