Modified Quads Rip up Hillclimb With Maximum Speed
At this point, for those who are surprised that an unlikely vehicle has been ...
At this point, for those who are surprised that an unlikely vehicle has been extensively modified for racing, let us fill you in on a little bit of something. If it has an engine, there is a more likely than not a chance that somebody, somewhere, has taken the opportunity to modify it.
One vehicle that some might not expect to see highly modified is an ATV. However, in the world of quads, owners have taken on all sorts of different modifications for different types of racing. Frequently, we will see ATVs participating in drag racing and bringing home some pretty incredible passes, if we do say so ourselves.
This time, though, we check in with a little shindig by the name of “Leadfoot Festival 2020.”
The main attraction of this video is none other than a BRM 1000 Superquad. The machine owned by Ian Fitch is wheeled around in a way that can’t help but catch our attention. The video description sums it up pretty well by calling him a “Lunatic” but we’re sure that they mean it in the best way possible.
The quad is fitted with active aero which is pretty interesting as it presents itself almost as a lifted shifter kart. Originally an early 90s Suzuki two-stroke, the machine was swapped out with a GSX-R1000 powerplant. Naturally, the frame was extensively modified for the engine, according to the video description. In fact, it tells us that only around 10% of the original machine is left behind with the new build.
So what does all of this equate to?
By following along with the video below, we get to check in with this one-of-a-kind quad rip it’s way up this hill climb in dramatic fashion. In a world of a lot of things that seem to be redundant, this is definitely a breath of fresh air!