Chevrolet Volt Hacked To Allow Steering Wheel To Control Mario Kart – Video
Categorize this one as just way too cool.
This Chevrolet Volt has been “hacked” to allow the steering wheel to control Mario Kart.
As the Volt owner explains, his son (and team) is responsible for the hack. The hack actually won an award too – Best Hardware at HackIllinois 2016!
“A Raspberry Pi with a CANbus shield plugs between the OBD2 port and a laptop running an N64 emulator. Software on the Pi maps control positions in the car to controller actions in the game.”
We have no clue what that means, nor do we care really. The end result is all that matters to us. Playing Mario Kart from the wheel of the Volt is simply beyond cool.