Hacking A Child’s Ride-On Toy To Hit 60km/h Trades Safety For Fun

With a top speed of around four or five miles per hour, most ride-on toys don’t provide much of a thrill – unless you throw safety out the window. The irresponsible chaps from YouTube’s The Real Life Guys channel upgraded a simple ride-on toy with a 15 horsepower engine that can accelerate it to over 64km/h in less than three seconds.

The BIG Bobby Car is usually powered by kids, or gravity, if a toddler is able to find a hill while their parents are distracted. But with the addition of a beefy electric motor, some reinforced wheels, and a set of handlebars strapped to its dinky steering wheel, it suddenly becomes a toy for kids who no longer live with their parents. Although, living at home as an adult would probably give you a lot of spare time to think up hacks like this.

[YouTube via The Awesomer]