3 DIY Car Projects That Really Break The Mold

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Driving is a right of passage to most teens and a possible explanation for why they tend to be car crazy, but who are we kidding? Cars are an incredible engineering and innovation feat. 

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In 2018 the drivable LEGO Bugatti was all the rage but watch out, seasoned engineers, the next generation is upping the anti before college.

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A group of teens from Vietnam decided to make a fully operational Bugatti out of clay!  It took them a year, and we can’t imagine how many hours, but the finished product is mind-boggling. 

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​​Simas Snežko, the creator behind Generic Woodworking on Youtube, built a wooden vehicle powered by a cordless drill. Features include working wooden turbo V8, brakes, speedometer, and more. It’s a perfect example of good things coming in small packages. It is designed without any CAD and uses soap to lubricate the moving parts and prevent them from becoming a fire hazard.   And technically could be driven by a tiny human.

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About Gillian Mutti serves as the Director of Marketing for Make: and also holds the role of Co-Producer for Maker Faire.

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