Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Porsche Bobsleigh Bring German Engineering to a Snowy Hill Near You

by Chris B.
Advertisement

How would you like to buy yourself a Porsche for Christmas? No, I’m not talking about the racing wheel that we showed you yesterday. I’m talking about one that you can actually use to move you from point A to point B. Of course these have to be the top and bottom of a snow-covered hill to really work. That’s right, the engineering team at Porsche took some time off from designing cars to make this Porsche Bobsleigh.

porsche_sled

This plastic craft might look simplistic, but it’s said to have “directional stability, a low centre of gravity, ease of steering and good braking.” I’m not really sure about those last two, as I can’t imagine doing a lot of steering other than tilting yourself side-to-side. Braking also seems to be a manual thing, with the easiest method likely being the dismount.

Want one? You’re looking at around $225 (USD) to be the coolest kid on the hill.

[via The Awesomer]



phi-Ruler

phi-Ruler

HUB Wireless Noise-Cancelling Earbuds

HUB Wireless Noise-Cancelling Earbuds

Glitter Bomb Trap 2.0

Glitter Bomb Trap 2.0

Advertisement
What’s the Difference Between AWD and 4WD?

What’s the Difference Between AWD and 4WD?

Nürburgring Monopoly: Go Directly to the Green Hell

Nürburgring Monopoly: Go Directly to the Green Hell

This Year One 1974 Jeep Cherokee Is a Brutish Beauty

This Year One 1974 Jeep Cherokee Is a Brutish Beauty

Advertisement