Yes, the entire body is made of wood.
Wood isn’t what you’d call a popular material for building cars. It’s been used on occasion by mainstream automakers, notably with American companies in the late 1940s, and of course there’s Morgan. Thing is, wood is usually relegated to certain sections of the vehicle car. This crazy kit car creation takes the concept a bit further.
It’s called the Hustler, and yes, the entire body is made from marine plywood. We aren’t talking wood panels over a metal unibody either – everything from basically the wheels up is made of wood. That includes the dash, the pillars, floor, and even small items like the gear shift knob. The same goes for under the hood, where you’ll find wooden inner fenders, a wood core support, and a wood firewall. In the unfortunate event of a collision, this car doesn’t really have crumple