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Good god, it's fast: YouTube - 250cc superkart Isle of Man

Here are the specs:

Chassis:
Zip, Anderson, PVP, Stockman, EMA, Nissag, P1, Nemesis, Cobalt, Stratos, ADE and others. (see manufacturers page) Fully adjustable components.

Steering:
Rack-and-pinion on the newer chassis models

Motors:
Twin-Cylinder 250cc: Rotax 256, Yamaha TZ, Honda RS,FPE, BRC, Hemingway, V-dot, SGM

Transmission:
Six-speed sequential gearbox

Horsepower:
Take a guess! It's somewhere between 90 and 100+ depending upon who's telling the story!

Cooling:
Water-Cooled

Ignition:
Programmable Electronic on most.

Drive:
Chain drive

Brakes:
Four-wheel disc brakes

Tires:
12.0 x 8.0 rear, 10.5 x 5.5/6.0 front

Wheels:
6-inch front and rear

Top Speed:
175 MPH Martin Hines, three-time World Champion, was said to have been clocked at 175 at Daytona, circa 1990. Road America ~ 160 m.p.h.

0-60:
3.2 Seconds

1/4 Mile:
9 Seconds

Cornering:
2.6g of cornering power.

Cost:
New or Used?.....$5,000 - $25,000+ How fast do you want to go?
 

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Sounds to me like a company is selling death in the form of a go-kart.

These have been around since 1990?!

So...you know of any places selling used ones?
 

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Yep. I told some kart experts I wanted a 250cc kart and they all uniformly said no.
 
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