Here’s the Department of Astonishing Optical Illusions’ favorite Halloween costume of 2017. The Force is strong with Jesse Wellens and Casey Neistat who treated Manhattan to the awesome illusion that a real-life Star Wars speeder bike was racing along its streets, driven by Jesse and model Carmella Rose:
The trick to this special speeder bike is that it’s built on a customelectric motorcycle chassis made by Super 73 with wheels camouflaged by mirrors.
Watch this behind-the-scenes video to learn how the Manhattan Speeder Bike was created:
And then this making-of video for even more footage of the speeder bike in action: