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     A running Hot Rod from Lego parts witth a (running on air) motor. From Lego parts... 0_0

   I'll keep the words brief so you can enjoy the pics and videos more. Super Awesome Micro Project was the name of the mission Steve Sammartino, an Australian entrepreneur and Raul Oaida, a 20 years old geniuos Romanian  kid embarked on. Building the first car made of Lego parts that drives and runs.
   The car was built in Romania in secret and shipped over to Australia afterwords.



    The whole story started in 2012 with Steve's tweet below :


    Forty Australian patrons got envolved and the Lego Hot Rod was on the way ! In December 2013 the car saw it's light and most importantly... the streets. More than 500,000 LEGO pieces were used. And the most important part, the engine, has four orbital engines and a total of 256 pistons and is made from standard Lego pieces and runs on air !!! How cool is that ?!!! I'm not that smart (...) to explain how the engine actually works, but hopefully the videos below will get you closer to that.

   ''Top speed is not very fast, around 20-30km (We were scared of a lego explosion so we drove it slowly)
It’s a Hot Rod design, mainly because hot rods are cool.
'' -says Steve

When you managed to pull something like this of, speed is not your main concern, right ?! The wheels and some other parts from the car are not Lego's... D'OH.
Proud of you Raul ('cause I'm Romanian too) ! Check out the videos... ENJOY















 Photo credit : Josh Rowe/ Super Awesome Micro Project
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