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#1 Posted : 14 April 2016 09:05:11

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#2 Posted : 14 April 2016 11:52:02

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Can't really decide whether it's awesome or an abomination...
One thing is certain - there's one less 2000GT in the world so they will became even more valuable.
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#3 Posted : 14 April 2016 16:23:24

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Seems to be an odd one to electrify and wonder what its market value now is?
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#4 Posted : 15 April 2016 08:22:08

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It seems the original owner had five of these knocking about and donated this one for the projectBigGrin It's 0-60 has improved over the the original tooLaugh

Id like to see a vid with sound to see if the HALOsonic system recreates the original sound of the engine too!

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#5 Posted : 15 April 2016 11:01:42

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There's more:

http://www.wired.com/201...ct-solar-toyota-2000gt/ - apparently the HALOsonic system can play recordings of a revving engine, accelerating airplane, rocket on liftoff or galloping horse.

Can you imagine being overtaken by something emitting the sounds of a horse?

Also this one bit: "Amazingly, there's no plug on this EV. The only way to charge it is through the solar panel on the hood, a process that takes up to two weeks."

There's also a video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5euR7Q-igz8

And the original project website (not much there): http://crazycarproject.jp/

And their Facebook page (plus some other projects of the same team): https://www.facebook.com/crazycarproject

Crazy indeed.
But it appears they saved the 2000GT from rusting away in the storage. So it's not as bad fate for her as I thought...
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