Thursday, May 7, 2009

Chocolate-Powered Race Car

What a waste of chocolate! On the other hand, it is Green (or rather, "brown")

FOX News reports Chocolate-Powered 150 MPH Race Car Revealed

A team of British engineers have designed a car that not only runs on a fuel derived from the tasty treat, but is largely constructed from parts derived from vegetables.

The steering wheel of the open-cockpit car is constructed from carrot fibers, the foam in the seats from soybeans, and the rear view mirrors and body panels produced from the starch of potatoes. Even the brakes are based on cashew nut shells.

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