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Old 02-17-2015, 01:10 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by freebeard View Post
Years ago Popular Mechanics ran a story about a guy on the East Coast (USA) that took a Vespa motor scooter, cut through the floorboard and stretched it 4 feet. It had a rudimentary torpedo body and he claimed 100mph top speed and 100mpg otherwise. I may still have the page buried somewhere, but it's a simple concept.
Ford presented a vehicle conceptually similar to that in early 80's, the Ghia Cockpit. BTW I have been considering to do something like that, but using the engine of a Honda Biz 125.
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