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There is not a thing we don't love about go-karts. Being so close to the ground amplifies the driving experience to adrenaline-firing levels even at only a few miles per hour, making a spin in the driveway feel like 24 Hours of LeMans. Now picture that plus 1,000 lbs of rocket-powered thrust. Mommy!

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