Kerala man builds working Mahindra Jeep replica for his son

Kerala man builds miniature Mahindra Jeep replica

All parents wants to get the best toys for their kids. Well, there are some who love to build something themselves for their children. One such guy is Shakir, a talented man from Kerala who created a miniature replica of Mahindra Jeep for his children. Shakir is a resident of Areekode in Malappuram district, Kerala who has become quite a sensation on the internet for his Jeep replica.

The miniature replica of the Mahindra Jeep SUV is fully-functional and comes with a removable soft top. It was built by Shakir for his son and it took him around one year to complete the vehicle. Initially, the Jeep replica was powered by a 1000-watts motor but Shakir recently added an engine as well sourced from Bajaj Discover motorcycle. The mini SUV is giving a fuel efficiency of around 35km per liter. Moreover, the jeep comes with a power steering, working headlights and manual gearbox.

Kerala, India

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The chassis was built by Shakir in his home whereas the sheet metal work was completed at a local workshop. He has used different parts from various vehicles for building the Jeep replica. The tires are taken from a Tata Ace mini truck. Also, like the original Jeep, the replica features a set of leaf spring suspension. Besides that, the miniature Mahindra Jeep replica comes with a music system, push-button start, foldable front windshield and sliding driver seat. Moreover, there are two side-facing bench seats at the back as well. The vehicle can accommodate 5-6 children.

Kerala man builds miniature Mahindra Jeep replica

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Although, this miniature Mahindra Jeep replica is getting the popularity nowadays, it was built by Shakir around 6 years ago. It took him one year to build the vehicle with an expense of about ₹ 1.75 lakh ($2400 USD).

Via: CarandBike

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Sunil Chandel

Sunil has been blogging about autos, consumer gadgets and home improvement ideas from a couple of years. When he is not writing, you can find him riding his royal enfield motorcycle, listening to music and showing off his football skills