Surfing The Road On An iPhone-Controlled Oldsmobile

Remember that smart German iPhone-controlled car that used cameras, GPS and lasers to perfectly run through the streets of Berlin? Well, screw German efficient engineering. That's not how it's done in America.

Americans modify battered, crappy cars — like this 1988 Oldsmobile Delta — in just four weeks using "a few motors, potentiometers, a Compact RIO embedded controller and LabVIEW", which get connected to the iPhone using Wi-Fi. And then we strip out the doors for fun. And we surf on its roof. Would you like to do it yourself? Well then, it's your lucky day, Mad Max. Here's a video tutorial:

And if that wasn't enough, you can also drive it using a modded Power Wheels truck. America, I salute you. [Engineer Awesome via LikeCool]

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