Wikipedia defines the 4-53T as the single most delectable engine to ever be devised by human hands. I’m not one to argue, though I will get a little bit salty once that jerk bot reverts my edit again. You could say I had a long running love of the Detroits, but that love was about to be put to the test.
Fifty years after creating the original Dune Buggy, Bruce Meyers says the message of the Meyers Manx is still fun and reminds us that there has to be a difference between cars built in factories and the ones put together in family garages.
Behold the New Red, the first prototype of the electric Manx V buggy that, if everything goes well, can be driven on public roads at speeds up to 25 mph. So, just fast enough to get you from your cabana to the beach.
The Mercedes-created Smart, for all its tiny charm, isn't a great car and it sells horribly. I think I have a solution to both problems: turn it into a dune buggy.
You thought the dune buggy went the way of Murph the Surf? No way, fink boy. Bruce Meyers, the guy who created and marketed the fiberglass buggy body that would become as recognizable an icon of motoring as the '65 Mustang — the Meyers Manx — still has a going concern for the cute little buggers. In fact, you can get…