If you thought building your own submarine for just 5,000 yuan in only two months was impressive, check this out:
That is a fully-functional race car that go 145 km in an hour. Modeled after an Ariel Atom, it is 1.65-meters wide, 3.4-meters long and weighs 490 kilograms, NetEase reports. It’s equipped with 6 springs for a smoother ride and looks totally rad.
The sweet ass-car was built by a 34-year-old car mechanic named Wen Chao from Zhuzhou city, Hunan province. It took him just 21 days and 9,000 yuan. So far he has driven it more than 6,000 kilometers without it breaking down once.
We have no idea how many chicks he’s managed to pick up in that time. Probably, a lot.
For the sake of comparison, let’s check out some DIY rides of the past. Starting with this strange bullet-shaped vehicle that isn’t allowed anywhere near the road:
Here’s a helicopter that can’t fly, but can cruise around the streets of Zhengzhou at 75 kilometers per hour:
This thing can only go 20 kilometers per hour, but hey, it is made of wood:
Yeah, Wen wins.
[Images via NetEase]