Revamped Honda lawn mower could reach speeds of 130 mph

06/4/2013 | CNET

This Honda FH2620 lawn mower can run at speeds of up to 130 mph thanks to modifications by the company's racing group, Team Dynamics, writes Amanda Kooser. The machine has been outfitted with a VTR 1000cc motorcycle engine, and its metal blades have been replaced with two electric motors with bits of brake cable attached. As a result, the mower cuts grass at 4,000 rpm, which could be powerful enough to slice through a tree, Kooser notes.

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