Splinter has 4,6 liter V8 engine, its long 4,6 meter with a six-speed gearbox. But main characteristic of this car is that its made from plywood, MDF and maple. It weighs 1,134 kg, 240 kg less than the lightweight Porsche 911 GT3. Despite its power, it will reach 20 mpg, according to its constructor, Joe Harmon, 27.
Chief of this project, Joe Harmon, said: “Wood has a higher strength-to-weight ratio than aluminium or steel, and it possesses a versatility that makes many types of construction techniques possible. The satisfaction involved in making something from a piece of wood is awesome.”