New Lightweight V-8 Made of Repurposed Wood Pulp Spins 3.4 RPM

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When lubricants are dispensed with, a small-displacement V-8 engine crafted of a revolutionary new material known only as "paper" and a space-age bonding agent called "white glue" can spin at the previously-unheard-of speed of 3.4 revolutions per minute when aided by its optional electric motor. A year in construction at a cost of what's possibly in the tens of dollars, this new eight-cylinder wonder works without gasoline, or for that matter, any sort of internal combustion at all, relieving it of the need for an expensive, heavy and leak-prone cooling system. The future of plexiglas-case-based motoring has finally arrived! [Thanks to Brendon for the tip.]


V8-Engine Paper Model [Yee's Job]

Fun With the Future, Courtesy of BMW and Mercedes [Internal]

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