Man invents motorised pram

A man from Stamford in Lincolnshire has invented a motorised pram that he hopes can become the world's fastest this weekend. Colin Furze is hoping his engine-powered pushchair will smash more than 30 miles per hour.

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The girlfriend of an inventor from Stamford says she won't be swapping her regular pram for his high-speed version for transporting their one month old son Jake.

Charlotte Stapling is used to watching her 33 year old boyfriend Colin Furze create mad-cap contraptions. He already holds the world record for the fastest mobility scooter. But she says she doesn't fancy testing out his new 50mph pram just yet.


Man hopes motorised pram is a record breaker

A man from Stamford in Lincolnshire is hoping his new motorised pram will become a record breaker this weekend. Colin Furze has fitted the specially built pram with an engine, complete with four gears. He hopes it will be able to go at more than 30 miles an hour this weekend.

The 33 year old has spent four weeks putting together the pram with a 125cc motorbike engine hidden between the wheels. He stands on a platform behind it and uses accelerator and brake levers to control the speed though admits it's not safe enough for his one month old son Jake to travel in.

Inventor bids for "fast pram" record

An inventor from Stamford, Lincolnshire is hoping to smash the world record for the fastest pram in a bid to "rock the world of child care".

Colin Furze will aim to break the current world record of 30mph on October 14 at Shakespeare Country Raceway, near Stratford-upon-Avon.

He hopes the "mega-pram", which has four gears and 10 horse power, can hit around 50mph when he attempts to break the record.

The inventor already holds the World Record for the fastest mobility scooter, which reaches over 70mph.

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