The Best Rotary-powered Vehicles You Can Buy, Plus a 40 hp…

Felix Wankel's rotary engine has been fascinating gearheads for decades. Even so, Wankels' engine has been generating more than its share of press recently, with some news sources speculating that the engine will be making a return as a compact range-extending generator in future plug-in hybrids from Audi and Mazda,… » 8/13/13 1:12pm 8/13/13 1:12pm

Six-Wheeled Yamaha R1 Kart Ensures You'll Die Smiling

One of the most awesome death-traps we've seen in a while, this custom 6-wheel go-kart is powered by a 1000cc engine from a Yamaha YZF-R1 motorcycle. That means there's about 180 HP screaming directly behind you, sending power through all four » 9/17/08 2:15pm 9/17/08 2:15pm rear wheels. This thing makes a look ordinary. We're somewhat surprised…