Thursday, July 10, 2008

Fun One: Volkswagen shows futuristic trike concept

Volkswagen's fancy new trike concept, the One

Volkswagen have launched their ‘Visions of the Future’ website, where they showcase the cars – and, it seems, trikes – they may be building twenty years from now. And the one thing that caught our attention was, er, the One, a rather cool three-wheeler concept.

While it still won’t be able to fly, the VW One will be able to communicate with other similar vehicles, ‘see’ traffic signals and respond to them, find parking space and then park itself automatically, and link up with other One trikes to effortlessly find its way through rush hour traffic.

Back in May this year, we had reported that VW wants to start making motorcycles, perhaps with some help from KTM. We don’t know if that’s still on, but if not, the least VW can do is build the One as soon as they can…

Also see:
The coolest trikes in the world...
2008 MotoGP race reports and hi-res wallpaper...
Alfa Romeo 147 Ducati Corse edition...
V5-powered Honda VFR1000 is coming out later this year!
H.H. The Pope to ride in Indian-made Piaggio trike...
Yamaha RD-engined Cagiva Mito 350!
Hubless wheels for your motorcycle...?
DVD review: Riding solo to the top of the world

External links:
Project T25: Gordon Murray's take on the future of personal transport...
Bimota to take on Ducati Hypermotard with DB8 Veleno?
Luis D’Antin steps down as Alice Ducati MotoGP team boss!

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