MTV's Pimp My Ride (first aired in 2004) came with a simple concept of transforming beat-up cars into mean machines. But, these designers, and in some cases extremely enthused individuals, let their creative juices flow a little longer than necessary, in the process creating some really wacky looking wheels.
A worker test drives a car in the shape of heels on a road in Hyderabad.Reuters
Ever thought of cruising around busy streets in a vehicle that resembled a shoe or a chameleon? The idea sounds bizarre, but clearly these gentlemen will not agree.
Indian car designer K Sudhakar made a cigarette-shaped car and another one which appeared as if a billiards board had been jammed into the front of the car. Car manufacturing company Ford took the Lego frenzy a bit too far when they made a Ford Explorer, using over 380,000 Lego blocks. Assuming non-operational, a car has been modified into a street garden of sorts; the engine has made way for a bed of saplings.
People riding a motorcycle to attend a street carnival at Tafawa Balewa square in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos.Reuters
A car sits on the street with a garden growing where the engine should be in Vancouver, British Columbia.Reuters
James Spears takes his 1964 German built Amphicar for a drive on Lake Mead in Nevada.Reuters
A hand-made replica of a Lamborghini Reventon.Reuters
Eric Tan, one of the students who designed and constructed the first Philippine solar-powered car, drives past vehicles along a street in Manila.Reuters
Workers from Ford's Chicago assembly plant push a full-size Legoland edition Ford Explorer, made with more than 380,000 Lego blocks.Reuters
Yuan Jingying drives his home-made vehicle in the shape of a helicopter along a road in Zhengzhou, Henan province.Reuters
Indian car designer K Sudhakar drives a cigarette-shaped motorcycle in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad.Reuters
A converted car, which is covered with woven raffia palm cane, parked in front of an artisan workshop in Ibadan, Nigeria.Reuters