Powersliding a T-Rex on wet tarmac

Discussion in 'Hacks' started by vortexau, May 25, 2008.

  1. vortexau

    vortexau Outside the Pod-bay

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    British car TV show Fifth Gear trying out the 140mph (225kph) 410kg (900lbs) threewheeler on a damp airfield.

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    The T-Rex, produced by Campagna Corporation, weighs a mere 410kg (900lbs) and is powered by a Kawasaki 1200cc engine rated at 148hp.

    0-60mph in 4.1 seconds, and top speed of 140mph (225kph).
    Lateral acceleration: over 1 g.

    http://www.go-t-rex.com/
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  2. JohnTM

    JohnTM I suck toes

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    Oh God.....:drif
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  3. P B G

    P B G Long timer

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    I loved them doing the Ariel Atom the whole I look like an alien bit... Priceless.
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  4. blackbirdzach

    blackbirdzach Daily Adventurer

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    hahaha, Tiff is awesome. I've seen some really cool clips of him in a few vintage car races too.
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  5. GaelicDog

    GaelicDog Lesser of Two Weasels

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    Ah shit,,, here we go again:huh
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  6. JohnTM

    JohnTM I suck toes

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    You got one for sale? :lol3
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  7. HPJeep

    HPJeep Owner of a pig iron bike

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    Doubt it would be legal for highways in the USA. Prolly out of my price range anyways!
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  8. Gerhart

    Gerhart Adventurer

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    We've got a few in Arizona! Used to be a dealer for them out here. There's also a knock off brand that sells for a bit less that the T-Rex. The last guy I saw here had driven his T-rex to Phoenix from Canada. Had it tricked out with in dash navigation and front/rear in dash radar detection. :super
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  9. spagthorpe

    spagthorpe Long timer

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    I've seen a couple in CA, usually one or two at some of the bike shows like Del Mar.
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  10. JohnTM

    JohnTM I suck toes

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    No reason why not if it is DOT certified, it's legally a trike. You'd have to wear a helmet in states that require them though.
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