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Motoring enthusiast builds 367mph bus

Posted on Monday, 9 August, 2010 | Comment icon 5 comments | News tip by: Still Waters


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Paul Stender and his team in Indianapolis have built a bus with a jet engine capable of reaching a speed of 367mph.

The bus uses 150 gallons of fuel in just a single quarter-mile run. "I built the bus for two reasons. The first is to entertain people because, come on, it's a jet bus," said Stender. "The second, is to keep kids off drugs. Jets are hot, drugs are not."

"The yellow American-style school bus has been fitted with a jet engine from a Phantom fighter plane, allowing it to reach up to 367mph."

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Comment icon #1 Posted by village_idiot on 5 August, 2010, 17:48
Pretty rad bus but I'd say Monster Garage's 'Skool Bus' is way cooler...
Comment icon #2 Posted by Paul Dangerously on 5 August, 2010, 22:03
"Mr Stender, 43, said: "I built the bus for two reasons. The first is to entertain people because, come on, it's a jet bus. "The second, is to keep kids off drugs. Jets are hot, drugs are not. " The sense of humor on this guy is awesome.
Comment icon #3 Posted by :PsYKoTiC:BeHAvIoR: on 9 August, 2010, 11:37
"Mr Stender, 43, said: "I built the bus for two reasons. The first is to entertain people because, come on, it's a jet bus. "The second, is to keep kids off drugs. Jets are hot, drugs are not. " The sense of humor on this guy is awesome. I'm sure when Stender came up with the idea of building his jet bus, he was on drugs. LOL.
Comment icon #4 Posted by lookingfortruth on 9 August, 2010, 19:28
This is old news! I saw this bus at an airshow a while back
Comment icon #5 Posted by Brakzar Break on 11 August, 2010, 5:21
Pretty rad bus but I'd say Monster Garage's 'Skool Bus' is way cooler... Someone's sleeping on the job!


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