The world's first wooden supercar: Splinter

    It's made of 20 different species of wood!

    4w ago

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    Have you ever seen a fullly wooden car before? Well, today is your lucky day as this man has built one and it looks incredibly convincing.

    Walnut, cherry, maple, birch; these are not names of ice cream flavours but in fact, some of the different woods used to make the Splinter. This is a supecar made exclusively of wood and it's very impressive.

    When I say it's completely made of wood, I mean it. From the wheels, to the chassic to the interior, it's all wooden. But what's most impressive is the gearstick which can only be described as being a baseballl bat on its side.

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    This car took a total of nine years to build, as wood isn't all that easy to work with but I think it's pretty safe to say, it's paid off. It is powered bya 7.0L small-block V8 which produces around 650hp and is mated to a six-speed gearbox.

    In adddition to this, the car has airbag suspension all around to adjust the height and it's all recyclable!

    What do you think of this?

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    Comments (28)

    • This must be what my woodwork teacher had in mind when I was making my car in school.

      That also adds up to why his faced expressed such horror at the result.

        1 month ago
    • It looks like a big smilie face

      Are you sure it’s not a Pixar car

      Maybe lightening McQueens mate

        1 month ago
    • I hope it isn’t flammable

        1 month ago
    • Old news... This thing was shown at the 2015 Essen carshow.

        1 month ago
    • ... cell. Sorry I had to

        1 month ago

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