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This very same BikeCar was actually spotted by Oli Woodman back in October 2016 and reported on his car blog, RevMatch.
Well, whoever spent £950 on it back then has clearly got bored and it’s back online for £500.
The BikeCar is essentially just a Vauxhall Corsa — a car notoriously favoured by those who like to indulge in tasteless modding — that’s been gutted to the absolute bare minimum, with even the floor removed and replaced with a sheet of 9mm ply.
The BikeCar is powered by all four passengers, who perch upon foldable camping chairs that are bolted to the floor. 21 gears are controlled via a “centre control bar” between the front two passengers.
The BikeCar rolls on four heavy duty steel pit-bike wheels shod in what looks like a good all-round tread — perhaps you could even consider the odd off-road excursion in the car? Its hydraulic brakes are also borrowed from a pit bike.
But perhaps best of all, the car still has a fully working set of electrics, including the horn, LED headlights and even electric windows!
If you’ve got the space and spare cash, we reckon this might be the best/worst last-minute Christmas present out there.