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AWESOME THING OF THE DAY: Someone Made The Car Homer Simpson Designed In Real Life
June 28, 2013
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In Season 2, Episode 15 of 'The Simpsons' was titled 'Oh Brother, Where Art Thou', and it was all about family... And cars.

Danny DeVito guest-starred as Homer's half brother Herb Powell, who ran a car company in Detroit.

the-homer-side.jpgThe episode centres on Herb's request to Homer to design a car that will appeal to the common man. If you've seen the episode, you'll remember that what Homer came up with appealed to only one common man: Homer himself.

In fact, that was the slogan for 'The Homer', as the vehicle was named: "The Car Built For Homer."

In real life, no car company has ever had the audacity to build anything as exaggerated and silly as The Homer. But sometimes, a smaller organization steps in to fill the void left by industry.

The team at Porcubimmer Motors has done just that. They've built their version of The Homer. And it's a race car.

TIME reports that they'll be racing The Homer at the 24 Hours of LeMons race on June 29 in Buttonwillow, California.



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