Chinese man makes tiny car for $600

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15 Responses to “Chinese man makes tiny car for $600”

  1. oasisob1 says:

    Hey, it’s kind of swaggering to drive.

  2. pizzicato says:

    My goodness… That site is just filled to the brim with sad happenings in China. Tiny car that looks like golf cart? That is not the real story…

  3. He is brilliantly avoiding trademark claims by opting for an 8-slot grille as opposed to the more litigiously flirty 7-slotter of Jeep/Hummer fame. Well done, counselor.

    • RJ says:

      It could have to do with superstition. In China, 7 is associated with togetherness and perseverance. 8, meanwhile, is more closely associated with wealth and prosperity. In that context, 8 slots is more appropriate for a business owner’s car grille.

      • penguinchris says:

         I know the number eight is a bigger deal in China than most people in the west understand, but I think it’s probably more likely that not a whole lot of thought went into this particular issue :)

  4. bo1ngbolnguser001 says:

    is there a smaller photo available?

  5. catcrobatics says:

    he also makes all the ingredients to his restaurant entrees. try the “shredded paper salad”, it’s actually better than one might think.

  6. vonskippy says:

    Meh, my two girls made a go-kart when they were pre-teens (10 & 12) that could swagger that thing to shreds (and it didn’t cost them $600 to do it).

  7. gwailo_joe says:

    Nope…This shit is Great.

    Thats some real steam punk right there…a total win

    Jeep style grille is a totally viable grill-style: how much air do a car need?

    How big are the bugs where You live?

  8. cstatman says:

    if more of us were not AFRAID of the “RULES” and would make things like this,  even if it was a fail,  MAKE things,  we would have more creativity and inventiveness.   Rather than buying premade plastic consumer schlock.      Hooray!  Make a car!  Hooray!

  9. bo1n6bo1n6 says:

    PowPowPowerwheels….now you’re drivin’ for real.  I always wanted a”Powerwheels” for adults.

  10. Is a Chinese man building a tiny car is better than a tiny man building a Chinese car?

  11. Also, can we please invent news sites that don’t have unmoderated comment sections? It’s like wading through sewage :(

  12. emo hex says:

    Just try getting a title for your car in the US.

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