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full-scale model hot-rod powered by air and LEGO
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dec 19, 2013
full-scale model hot-rod powered by air and LEGO


full-scale model hot-rod powered by air and LEGO
all images courtesy superawesomemicroproject

 

 

 

melbourne-based entrepreneur steve sammartino and 20 year old romanian technology genius raul oaida have built a hot-rod made entirely of LEGO, which is powered exclusively with air. the project, entitled the ‘super awesome micro project’ features an engine constructed from standard LEGO pieces, comprising of four orbital motors and a total of 256 pistons. the full scale model car was put together with more than half a million LEGO bricks, and can travel up to 30 km/h (without exploding).

 

to see the LEGO hot-rod in action, see the video below:

 

 

full scale LEGO car powered by air
video courtesy superawesomemicroproject

 

 

more than 500,000 LEGO pieces were used for its construction

 

 

the car engine is made from standard LEGO pieces and runs on air

 

 

the engine has four orbital engines and a total of 256 pistons

 

 

the concept can drive at speeds of up to 20-30km/h

 

 

the hot-rod in the shop awaiting its first drive

 

 

view of the cockpit

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