If you've ever used a Dyson vacuum, you know they transmit a strong sensation of product power as soon as you flip them on. (And if you haven't ever used one, stay tuned, we've got some reviews coming up.) The sensation of torque you get from a Dyson is similar to what you feel when wielding a good power tool—a lot of juice in a relatively compact package. Could that power generation be applied to transportation?
As an exercise in fun, Dyson's 650 UK-based engineers were asked to create the fastest model cars they could using old Dyson motors and spare parts. Here's what they came up with (and props to the guy who actually rode his design):