This CBR-Powered Tuk Tuk Is One Batshit Gun-Toting Third-World Taxi

Some maniacs squeezed the 600cc engine from a Honda CBR sport bike into a dinky three-wheeled rickshaw taxi. Add a flamethrower, a few mounted machine guns, and you've got one hilariously horrifying ride across town. » 11/20/14 8:56am 11/20/14 8:56am

The crazy golf cart Moammar Qaddafi is driving is a Tuk-Tuk

When Libyan leader Moammar Qaddafi stepped out on state television yesterday to announce it was raining, the strange vehicle he was in was a Tuk-Tuk, which is a type of enclosed, motorcycle or bike-powered rickshaw. His may be armored. » 2/22/11 3:45pm 2/22/11 3:45pm

Beijing Mini Cooper Rickshaws Combine Car, Cycle And Ugly

In celebration of the launch of the Mini Cooper Clubman in the Chinese market, Mini has chopped the back half off a handful of cars so they can be converted into rickshaws. Mini is no doubt trying to capitalize on the global spotlight placed on Beijing with some kind of sporting festival going on right now, but if… » 8/11/08 5:00pm 8/11/08 5:00pm

Oh, Calcutta: Indian City to Outlaw Rickshaw

We remember when our old office moved from 625 Polk Street in San Francisco (the building featured in Dirty Harry where Callahan tricks the suicide jumper) to 10 UN Plaza, a place on Market Street with what's most likely the highest concentration of homeless per square foot in the entire city. One of our co-workers… » 8/15/05 4:52pm 8/15/05 4:52pm