Yabba Dabba Doo !! Ever wondered owning a two wheeler yet experiencing a car drive? Sounds crazy right? How can one get a enclosed feeling sitting on a two wheeler? The concept is not new though as our famous cartoon characters – Flintstones did own such a vehicle. But what about in reality? The answer to all our questions is “C-1” – the world’s first gyroscopically stabilized rolling smart phone. Hold on! We are not taking about the Apple or the Samsung smart phone.
“C-1” is the vehicle designed by Lit Motors that combines the efficiency and freedom of a motorcycle with the safety and convenience of a car. Now, doesn’t that sound interesting? And most importantly it’s an all electric vehicle, and mind you, it is an advanced version of the Flintstone model as there is no hole in the bottom to poke your leg and C-1 has just two wheels!!
Now, a question would come up in mind – What about the balance while riding? This smart vehicle moves forward and backward and doesn’t fall over. It can be safely driven up to 160 km/h. The flywheels put out 306 Nm of torque, so the vehicle gently sways when stopped. And to tackle twists and turns, the C-1’s brain takes the input from the steering wheel and other factors into account and alters its axes accordingly. Indeed Smart ! The company plans to make 10,000 or more units and the price for the C-1 is expected to be around $16,000.
Now isn’t that truly interesting? Watch this video for more.
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