At 13 feet long, the King O' the Road is the world's largest motor scooter. The one-of-a-kind vehicle was built by budding inventor/entrepreneur Bruce Baldwin Mohs when he was just 14 years old. It is powered by a supercharged, two-cylinder Onan generator engine estimated to deliver a remarkable 16 horsepower. Mohs reported that the scooter could reach a top speed of 60 mph. At age 15, he set a regional speed record with his machine, riding from Paducah, Ky., to Madison, Wis., a distance of almost 500 miles, in just 16½ hours. This is the first public showing of the giant vehicle in more than 40 years, an occasion made possible by the skill, dedication and generosity of the current owner.
Petersen Automotive Museum / Collection of Fred Beyer
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