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

Like Us on Facebook

Technabob is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Disclosure.

Jet-Powered Go-Kart: A Beautiful, But Dumb Way to Die

 |  |  |  December 23, 2015


I think that any Spartan soldiers looking for a beautiful death would gladly strap into this homemade jet-powered go-kart. They would undoubtedly need a way to attach a shield and spear to it.

jet-kart-1

Power comes from a customized Boeing gas turbine turbojet engine that pushes out 300 pounds of thrust. I bet this thing almost literally flies. I sort of want to ride it, but I worry about tanks of flammable fuel sitting on each side of my wedding tackle. And there’s no Recaro seat or five-point harness here – the seat belt looks like one of those little Velcro jobs your kid uses on their Barbie Power Wheels Jeep.

transturbine_engine_2

I’m afraid of this kart, but I really want to ride it at the same time. It can be yours to terrorize the neighborhood with for $10,500 via the Middletown, Maryland edition of Craigslist.

[via Road and Track]



Karas Bolt V2 Pen

Karas Bolt V2 Pen

A Portrait of the Mountain

A Portrait of the Mountain

Crate and Barrel x Shinola Leather Football

Crate and Barrel x Shinola Leather Football

LG Resumes Battery Production for the Chevrolet Bolt EV

LG Resumes Battery Production for the Chevrolet Bolt EV

2022 Ford Bronco Raptor Surfaces in Order Database

2022 Ford Bronco Raptor Surfaces in Order Database

2022 Subaru WRX Gets a New GT Trim

2022 Subaru WRX Gets a New GT Trim

Advertisement