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What a cool ride: Sculptors build truck made out of ICE (and it works!)

Yahoo News.
2 January 2014
What a cool ride: Sculptors build truck made out of ICE (and it works!)
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This unique vehicle is set for a place in the record books - after experts sculpted the working truck out of 11,000lbs of ICE.

The remarkable ‘ice truck’ comes complete with license plates, a pine tree-shaped air freshener, and special fans to prevent the exterior from melting.

A team from ‘Iceculture’ in Ontario, Canada, drove the vehicle for a whole mile at 12mph - and they now reckon the truck is on for a Guinness World Record.

It has a steel frame to provide extra support, as well as fans which stopped the hot air and exhaust fumes from melting its outside.

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The sculpture was commissioned by Canadian Tire, to show how well car batteries it makes hold up in extreme cold.

Heidi Bayley, from Iceculture, said: ‘It was probably one of the biggest challenges we've ever done.’

After being showed off, the pickup was parked and left to melt which took a whopping 40 hours.