The Mean Mower is based on the Honda HF 2622 lawn tractor.

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If the HF 2622 were sold in the US, it would retail for around $7,000. 

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After a heap of mad science, this devilish grass-eater is estimated to be worth around $120,000.

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Under the front cowl sits a 999-cc, 200-horsepower, four-cylinder engine from the Honda CBR1000RR sport bike. A six-speed, sequential-shift transmission channels power to the rear tires.

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Weighing less than 500 pounds, the Mean Mower has a weight-to-power ratio superior to that of the Bugatti Chiron.

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Even with Hoosier racing slicks, it's difficult to get the power down on a launch.

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As a result, my quarter-mile runs were restricted to rolling starts.

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Once I got the hang of managing the Mean Mower's unconventional controls, I was able to hit 104 mph.

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Achieving triple-digit speeds on a lawn mower may go down as the most terrifying thing I've ever done.

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