Since today is Geek Pride Day as it is the 24th anniversary of the release of the original Star Wars movie (Episode IV: A New Hope) I thought this would be the perfect thing to post. If this X-Win soapbox derby car didn’t already look really cool, the best part is what it can do. Thanks to a rewired NES controller, the R2-D2 mounted in the back can actually spin and play R2-D2 sounds! I never got into the whole soapbox derby thing as a kid but If I had a soapbox derby car this geeky, I would have definitely been into it. For more details about the car and a few more pictures, check out the Instructables page made by The Papier Boy, the creator of this amazing Star Wars X-Wing Soapbox derby car. I think the most amazing part might be that this only cost $75 to build!
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