OK, so if you’ve spent the last 6 months building a 3-monitor set-up with a racing seat and hydraulics, or spent out on something like a Playseat, the Inflatakart probably isn’t for you. But seeing as a fair number of us are parents, and we might want to encourage them to appreciate motorsport, the Inflatakart is probably worth a look.
Plus it’s an ingeniously simple idea. Take an inflatable go-kart, add a plastic steering wheel to hold a Wiimote for the Nintendo Wii, and away you go. No batteries or wires required, and there’s a handy pump and puncture repair kit included for any kart-damaging race incidents. Sadly it’s only recommended for those weighing less than 100Kg, but we can always look on enviously as your kids enjoy it.
It’s available from September 2nd, and costs £24.99. It should work with all Nintendo Wii racing games, but you probably won’t want to try modifying it for iRacing or Forza Motorsport 4, and if you do, we want pictures!