The Rickshaw

With a pounding heart of 145.45cc pushing 7hp of raw power to three tiny wheels, the humble auto-Rickshaw is a feat of non-engineerance.

Loud, uncomfortable, prone to breaking down a lot and completely useless at protecting you from the elements, rickshaws are undoubtedly the ultimate long distance, off-road machine. Despite being designed for short distances, on road. Possibly the least suitable vehicle on the planet for covering the entire subcontinent in two weeks. Perfect. We've a fleet of rickshaws furred up and ready to splutter into adventuring bliss.

Engine: 2 stroke, single cylinder, forced air cooled

Engine Size: 145.45cc

Power: 7 HP at 5000 rpm (equiv. 1 family dog)

Transmission: 4 forward, 1 reverse

Top Speed: 55kmph (I've seen more, especially down hill)

Fuel Capacity: 8 ltr + 1.4 reserve

System Voltage: 12V , DC

The Beast

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Posted : 21/04/2012

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