Crazy Cart: A Holiday Hit Nine Years in the Making

Razor Crazy Cart Courtesy Razor USA

In October, Ali Kermani climbed behind the wheel of an electric go-kart and careened around Razor USA’s Cerritos (Calif.) warehouse, using a hand lever to engage swiveling caster wheels and make the car drift through turns. (If you’re not a gearhead or a fan of the Fast and the Furious franchise, you can see what “drifting” means here.) A week after posting a clip of the performance to YouTube, the video had been viewed 1 million times. Today the Crazy Cart, as Kermani calls his invention, is one of the hottest toys of the holiday shopping season.

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