This Wild Hillclimb Quad Has 140 HP and Active Aero

Yep, a quad bike with real, working aerodynamics. You have to see this thing in action.

We've seen some pretty wild hillclimb machines over the years, but this has got to top them all. It's a quad bike that's been heavily modified to compete in hillclimbs throughout New Zealand, and it looks absolutely bonkers.

According to the Hillclimb Monsters YouTube channel, this quad started out as a Suzuki LT500R from the 1990s. Built and driven by Ian Ffitch, it now has a 140-horsepower 1000-cc inline four from a Suzuki GSX-R1000 superbike and a custom suspension system. Weighing in at just 485 pounds, it's a rocket ship on wheels. Top speed? A claimed 142 mph. For context, that matches the top speed of the last-gen Fiesta ST.

Perhaps the coolest feature is the aero. There are wings front and rear, with the front acting as a deployable air brake when Ffitch applies the brakes. Watch closely and you'll be able to see it in action. For a quad bike, it's otherworldly. It must be a blast to ride.

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