eBay Find of the Day: Harley-Davidson powered Toyota Prius [w/video]
A fairly subtle tweet from long-time Jalop contributor and well-regarded grease monkey, Murilee Martin, hipped us to this crazy Frankenstein Prius. Built from the bones of a 2008 Toyota and the heart of a 1986 Harley-Davidson Sportster 883, the motive portmanteau is, well... it's a thing.
Toyota's advanced Hybrid Synergy Drive has been unceremoniously wrenched and snipped out of the engine bay, making room (via an artful hole in the hood) for the towering, bored out V-twin. Or, as the maestro himself puts it:
"2 Cylinder air-cooled engine with rock-and-stick technology that replaces the overly-complicated crap that Toyota spent bazillions of dollars and dozens of years designing and I spent a couple hours with a 10mm wrench and some wire cutters undoing."
Did we mention it's not currently running?
Suffice it to say – whether you think this "ToyHog" is an achievement or an abomination – you're going to want to treat yourself to the full eBay listing. We've got a gallery full of hellacious pictures in the meantime, and a video of the beast running, below.
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