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Last Updated: June 03, 2006, 16:10 IST

Not kick, you can drive this football

Sudhakar is known for peculiar creations on wheels. This time it's a Football Car to usher in FIFA World Cup.

Hyderabad: K Sudhakar of Sudha Cars, who has brought out many peculiar creations on wheels, has now come out with a Football Car on the eve of the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Germany.

The car was unveiled by Prasad's Imax Managaing Director, Ramesh Prasad on Friday.

Sudhakar took 10 months to create this football-shaped car.

He said the car would be on display in the Prasad's Imax for three days. Later, it would be kept for public viewing in Sudha Cars Museum in Bahadurpura.

Sudhakar explained the car was made from 32 panels of sheet metal and painted black and white.

All the panels were made and joined as in the case of a football. ''It is a single-seater car, powered with a 110 cc engine and can travel at a speed of 60 kmph,'' he added.

It has a diameter of six feet and has six wheels. The wheels are aligned in such a way that the car can spin at one place.

It is a normal car with suspension, headlights, tail-lights and indicators, and is priced at Rs one lakh.

Asked about his future creations, Sudhakar said he was already working on a tennis ball car, which he plans to inaugurate with tennis player Sania Mirza.

It should be completed before the coming Wimbledon championships.

He has also decided to design a basketball car, stiletto car (ladies shoe), ladies hand bag car and a lipstick bike.

Sudhakar has already made vehicles like brinjal car, lotus chariot car, shoe car, helmet car, shivling car, condom bike, cricket ball car, early 1900 model buses and double deckers.
first published:June 03, 2006, 16:10 IST
last updated:June 03, 2006, 16:10 IST