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Go-karts

Segway Ninebot Gokart Kit

Segway Ninebot Gokart Kit
$599  Buy Link Comment

Segway’s upcoming Ninebot Gokart Kit turns the company’s two-wheeled MiniPRO scooter into a four-wheeled, app-controlled go-kart with a 15 mph top speed. The kit bolts on to the scooter and uses the latter as its rear wheels.

Barbie Car Engine Swap

Barbie Car Engine Swap

Grind Hard Plumbing Co. took a Barbie Power Wheels Mustang and hopped it with a Honda dirt bike engine up so its power and speed match its muscle car looks. Sure, it’s basically a go-kart with a plastic body now, but it’s still awesome and we want to take it for a ride.

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Drone vs. Go-Karts

Drone vs. Go-Karts

High speed drone flyer jab1a convinced the guys at Exeter, UK track RaceWorld Karting to let him fly his quadcopter around and chase down their staff as they raced on their indoor track. The resulting footage is exhilarating and puts you right in the middle of the action.

Kart Kids

Kart Kids

Nowness presents an excerpt from Christopher Kippenberger’s upcoming documentary Kart Kids. The film, which Kippenberger has been shooting for the past decade, follows three kids in Germany’s go-kart racing scene. We can’t wait to see more of it.

Radio Flyer Landspeeder

Radio Flyer Landspeeder
$499  Buy Link Comment

This motorized replica of Luke’s iconic X-34 Landspeeder is the perfect vehicle for Star Wars kiddies. It drives at speeds up to 5 mph, and provides the illusion of hovering thanks to its blacked-out bottom. Max weight is 130 lb, so unless you’re a small adult, don’t even.

Daymak C5 Blast Go-kart

Daymak C5 Blast Go-kart
$10K/$60K  Buy Link Comment

Daymak’s electric go-kart is so fast and expensive you’d be afraid to strap in. The C5 Blast’s standard version goes from 0 to 60mph in 3.9s, while the Ultimate does the same in an insane 1.5s, thanks to 12 ducted fans that offset the vehicle’s weight.

World’s Fastest Bumper Car

World’s Fastest Bumper Car

Madman inventor Colin Furze spent the last few weeks putting the finishing touches on a bonkers bumper car that packs a 600cc engine with 100bhp. Naturally, the man best equipped for its record-breaking run was Top Gear’s The Stig. Build videos here and here.

Go-karts Have Brakes

Go-karts Have Brakes

This unintentional public service announcement is brought to you by a first time rider and her shocked boyfriend. Thankfully, Redditor ciriviri says the rookie wasn’t hurt at all. Also, action cameras have come a long way.

Cruise Ship Go Kart Track

Cruise Ship Go Kart Track

Setting sail in 2017, Norwegian Cruise Line’s latest cruise ship, the Norwegian Joy, will sport a two-level outdoor go kart track, as well as an indoor attraction with bumper cars that hover. Now passengers can get both seasick and carsick at the same time.

Hauck NERF Battle Racer

Hauck NERF Battle Racer
~$300  Buy Link Comment

The ultimate NERF accessory for kids (or really small adults), the pedal-powered Hauck NERF Battle Racer has placeholder brackets for up to four blasters and tons of darts, and lets kids take down their foes while in motion.

Razor Crazy Cart XL

Razor Crazy Cart XL

An in-depth look at the adult version of the drift-happy go-kart. The Crazy Cart XL has a variable-speed pedal, quick-change batteries and a higher powered motor. Drops 12/14 for $800. Skip to 3:00 for the crazy driving footage.

Razor Crazy Cart

Razor Crazy Cart
$400  Buy Link Comment

While we probably can’t fit on one, this motorized kart looks like a total blast. The tiny vehicle can turn on a dime, drifting and spinning like a bumper cart on crack for up to 40 minutes at speeds up to 12mph. Helmets are a must.

LittleBigPlanet Karting

LittleBigPlanet Karting

Sony takes Sackboy and pals and drop them into a PS3 Kart racing game, loaded with LBP’s charming style, wit and whimsy. Thought we’re a bit worried that Media Molecule didn’t develop it.

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GK2G (Go-Kart to Go)

GK2G (Go-Kart to Go)

Winning our sexiest go-kart award, Beau Reid’s GK2G concept vehicle weighs just 65 pounds, a carbon fiber body, runs on lithium batteries, and folds small enough to fit in a car trunk.

Garia Street Legal Golf Cart

Garia Street Legal Golf Cart

Santa, we’ve been good this year. Now please send us the 25 mph max Garia LSV (Low Speed Vehicle), fitted with street legal safety equipment and double wishbone front suspension. Please?

Palatov DP-4 Go Kart

Palatov DP-4 Go Kart
$25k-$50k  Buy Comment

Undoubtedly a rich man’s go kart, the DP-4 is designed to be easy and fun to drive, but it can be tricked out as well. Options include a 1400cc 200hp engine, and a proprietary AWD drivetrain.

Tumbler Go-Kart plans

Tumbler Go-Kart plans
$35  Buy Comment

Be the coolest dad on the block (or the dorkiest 30 year old, your pick) with a Tumbler Go-Kart (“T-Kart”), a mini version of Batman’s ride minus reverse; buy the full plans on eBay here.

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