Yes, many jokes can be made at the expense of Dyson, the UK-based manufacturer of odd-looking vacuums and fans, and its employees. But those hard-working engineers clearly know a thing or two about recombining common parts to find innovative solutions to every day problems.

As hard as they work, they also apparently play hard. Dyson recently held a car challenge for its engineers where the object was to make the fastest car possible using Dyson spare parts and motors from their handheld vacuums. It's like drag racing for geeks and, true to Dyson form, some of the entrants don't look like anything resembling a car. Scroll down to watch Dyson's engineers cut loose and compete for the quickest times.


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      The Wasp
      • 2 Years Ago
      So...what were the times and who won? The guy who rode his deserves some extra credit.
      Tyler
      • 2 Years Ago
      looks like a fun time!
      AP1_S2K
      • 2 Years Ago
      and the winner was.....
        k_m94
        • 2 Years Ago
        @AP1_S2K
        The guy that actually rode his crazy toy. WIN
      protovici
      • 2 Years Ago
      What is "auto" about this post??? Cool, yes, but nothing to do with auto's.
        shan
        • 2 Years Ago
        @protovici
        Well protovici, the word "auto," as defined by the dictionary, relates to automobiles and the dictionary defines "automobile" as "a road vehicle, typically with four wheels, powered by an internal combustion engine or electric motor and able to carry a small number of people." Most of the vehicles in the video had wheels and all were powered by an electric motor. One even carried a "small number of people" - one to be exact. So there you go, the "auto" in this post. Good day.
        Timothy Tibbetts
        • 2 Years Ago
        @protovici
        Di di di