Buy this Jet Kart for Someone You Love (or Hate)
24 December 2015 - Autoblog
If you need a last-minute gift idea for a speed junkie unconcerned with things like safety, try a jet-powered go kart on for size. This one is for sale on Craigslist right now.
Listed in Middletown, MD – just outside of Frederick near the Pennsylvania state line – this (presumably home-made) kart packs a small Boeing gas turbine engine and said to be good for over 300 pounds of thrust. And from the looks of things, it does not appear to be driving through the wheels, so it's a purely thrust-driven affair. It also has a frame, a seat, steering wheel, four wheels, some little disc brakes, and... that's about it.
In short, it could be the perfect gift for the person you love most, or least. Whoever it's for, and whatever the reason, it's not cheap. The seller is asking $10,500 for the wild creation.