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Old 06-20-2018, 07:31 AM
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Default Old Barris car up for grabs

Haven't seen this car in years....whaddya reckon the MPGs are...if you keep your foot out of it

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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.

Unfortunately, it doesn't run in its current state, but the car has surfaced for sale in a classified ad through Hemmings after residing in a private collection for the past 10 years. 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.

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Old 06-20-2018, 07:35 AM
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Wow. Wonder what the drive train looks like.....

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Old 06-20-2018, 10:13 AM
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Originally Posted by Gauntlet View post
Haven't seen this car in years....whaddya reckon the MPGs are...if you keep your foot out of it
The miles per gallon ?

.maybe it might be more like YARDS per gallon ?

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Ha,ha gimme a break.

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That things got to rumble a bit when running... Im not a fan of the casket paint job

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Can't even imagine the engineering that went in to that to make it move... I believe it would be a GPM no MPG rating!

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http://www.barris.com/cars.php

Barris was an artist

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Originally Posted by Gauntlet View post
http://www.barris.com/cars.php

Barris was an artist
+1 The best!

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Love that Barris stuff, sure was interesting!

He was great on the Gong Show too!

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Originally Posted by amc rulz View post
Love that Barris stuff, sure was interesting!

He was great on the Gong Show too!
Haha!!! It was Chuck Barris on the Gong Show. Different guy.

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Have you leave a burnout and a skidmark at the same time

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