Designed by grad students, “Splinter” is “a 600-hp, 2,500-pound goer with wood used for the chassis, body, and parts of the suspension and wheels.” Click here for first picture in gallery.

The car is powered by a twin-supercharged Northstar V8. To keep all that heat from doing bad things to the wood, the exhaust exits from the top of the block and out through mufflers in the wing — which, as you might guess, makes the non-wooden wing quite hot

[via Autoblog]

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