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Old 05-15-2018, 07:32pm   #1
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George Barris, perhaps best known for creating the 1966 Batmobile, built many wild vehicles in his career, some crazier than others. The 1975 George Barris SnakePit is essentially a kid's Hot Wheel dream come true with not one, not two, but six Ford V-8 engines powering it.

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The SnakePit was built to destroy and set speed records "at speeds that stagger the imagination," and was valued at around $100,000 in the 1970s. That's almost half a million dollars adjusting for inflation.

Owning this piece of history will cost you even more than that. The sale price is listed at $750,000, though the final price is negotiable.

The six Ford V-8 engines displace 351 cubic inches each and put out a grand total of 2,000 horsepower. All of the power routes through two Ford C-6 automatic transmissions to a pair of Pontiac rear ends. It even has 48 exhaust pipes. The car's top speed was supposedly 300 mph, but the figure isn't verified.

Inside, the driver controls the SnakePit via two Moon gas pedals, a custom steering wheel, and a Hurst dual pattern shifter. Orange velvet surrounds the driver because this was the 1970s, after all.

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The only thing that staggers the imagination is the amount of shit it would require to equal that abortion on a visual scale.
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