Interiors for Seniors services several different retirement communities. The latest craze is personalized golf carts that are souped up like hot rods! These are custom street legal golf carts, some costing in excess of $25,000.00. Many retirement centers, some boasting 90+ miles of riding trails, are now requiring insurance on the golf carts.
This quote demonstrates the extent some drivers go to "The most obsessed drivers have spent upwards of $20,000 pimping their rides: Villagers trade up for bigger tires, swap computer codes to overclock their batteries, and hack their motors to bypass built-in speed caps. Standard carts typically top out at around 20 miles per hour, but a little tweaking can boost that to as much as 40. "
It is truly amazing to ride around these communities and see the different styles and personalization that has been done to these vehicles. One of the retirement comminities, The Villages, has the equivalent of a Harley Davidson gang, 'The Street Rod Gang". A group of 500+ residents that get together to talk shop, compare rides and learn how to hack their carts to produce more speed.