WATCH | A Ferrari you can afford - These artists built their own 'fake' supercars

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'Don't judge a book by its cover' is an old saying that, in Layman's terms, means that something or someone is not always what it appears to be on the surface. In this case, the saying applies to artists Hannes Langeder and Robert Pfaller, who built pedal-powered versions of two iconic Ferrari and Porsche supercars.

The models look near identical to the real thing - from a distance - but a closer inspection shows a body covered in cardboard and duct tape, in addition to thin bike-like wheels.

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Inside, the driver uses pedals to propel the makeshift supercar forward, mated to a fully functional steering assembly. What's impressive is the attention to detail paid by the artists in creating their own piece of high-performance luxury.

Though it won't be breaking any speed records in its lifetime, it does show the creativity that people possess all around the world and putting ideas to creation.

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