Rickshaw gets the Mini treatment in Beijing


BEIJING, Sept 29 (Reuters Life!) - Fancy car or expensive rickshaw? British car brand Mini has given the ubiquitous Asian mode of transport a luxurious twist, fusing a bicycle with the back of a Cooper. The Mini Rickshaw was created by connecting the front of a traditional rickshaw with the rear of a Mini Clubman to fete the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. It comes equipped with plush seats, safety belts and embellished with gold-plated dragons. Weighing about 450 kg (992 lb), the rickshaw ...

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