Most of us are familiar with the classic Little Tikes car, the red-and-yellow plastic vehicle that lets toddlers scoot around using Flintstones-style foot power. In what can only be a desperate effort to hold onto a lost childhood, Oxfordshire, UK brothers John and Geof Bitmead have made a motorized, totally street-legal version of the car for adults. Because the only thing that’s more fun than a toy is a toy that might someday need $5,000 in repairs. Here’s a video of the car from when it was first made, a couple of years ago:
According to the BBC, the Bitmead brothers have their eyes on a much more reasonable project next: an Addams Family camper van.
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