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CLIP 8216

Driving a full-size remote control car

Driving a full-size remote control car
Key Info
  • Driving a full-size remote control car
  • Duration: 05:05
  • The Top Gear team attempt to 'drive' a full-size remote control car around an obstacle course. The car has been modified using solenoids and levers to operate the steering, brakes and gears. The engineers claim it will handle just as well as when driven normally, but can presenters Richard and James get it around the obstacle course? Published as part of the Top Gear website: Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:

    Design and Technology


    Electronics Systems and Control

  • Keywords: steering, engineering, invention, funny, navigation, radio controls, robot, TopGear
Ideas for use in class
  • An introduction to the use of remote control and solenoids.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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