Gumball staff creates Lamborghini-powered Batmobile
Look, no matter you consider the Gumball 3000 Rally, it does appeal to some spectacular equipment. Excessive-finish supercars and modded monsters are the norm, however sometimes, one thing actually particular pops up. Just like the Batmobile.
Okay, so this is not precisely the Batmobile, however the Darkish Knight’s wheels clearly served because the inspiration for this brute. It comes from Group Galag, one of many many teams that contest the globe-trotting Gumball. This automotive has had very actual, very gifted palms on it throughout improvement. In accordance with the video, the lead engineer spent 15 years at Sweden’s Koenigsegg, which could clarify the stunning element on the carbon-fiber physique. The fastened wheel covers are spectacular however disorienting, making it seem like the automotive simply hovers over the street.
Beneath all that carbon fiber sits a thumping 5.2-liter V10, borrowed from a Lamborghini Gallardo. This is perhaps the one software the place this engine is underwhelming – take a look at that physique, after which take heed to the engine. It simply feels just a little mismatched for such a wild wanting automotive. Nonetheless, the work right here is spectacular. Now, if solely it will possibly get via this yr’s Gumball with out crashing…