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Grace
Hagerty Employee

Bonkers R1-driven Bond bug is only for the brave

Powered by a one-liter, 150-hp motor from a Yamaha YZF-R1 superbike, this '70s Bond Bug cycle-car can hit 62 mph in just 3.5 seconds and go on to over 120 mph.

 

Read the full article on Hagerty.com: https://www.hagerty.com/media/news/bonkers-r1-driven-bond-bug-is-only-for-the-brave/

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Midbay
Passenger

A Bond Bug was used as the propulsion unit for the Luke Skywalker’s Star Wars Speedster. This would take it to a whole new level!

Sajeev
Community Manager

I love it...looks like a death trap in the wrong hands, but that's part of the charm! 

Bmike
Intermediate Driver

The purchaser should probably budget an additional $35K for a nice funeral service.

Papa-tony
Intermediate Driver

Yeah... great, now try and execute a turn...

chrlsful
Advanced Driver

drive it backwards 4 safety~

sorrktm
Pit Crew

I remember watching an episode of Top Gear with Clarkson driving one of these things and merrily tipping over, it seemed, every time he turned the steering wheel. Funny episode but I can see why they didn't sell. Maybe with some outriggers?