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The US$9,000 electric version of the Spira4u that we drove in Detroit weighs in at around 236 kg (520 lb) and is fitted with a 10 kW (13.4 hp) motor that delivers a top speed of 100 km/h (62 mph), with the option to add a second motor. It also uses an unconventional tiller steering mechanism. So how does it drive? Check out our video review to find out:
Last week’s CMT show in Stuttgart, Germany put the spotlight on a highly versatile Volkswagen camper van. The Bett Mobil carries a sliding pod (reminiscent of the DoubleBack van) inside a versatile camper-in-a-box package. The Bett Mobil’s “second story” slide-out bedroom leaves cargo room below and is the key component of a fully modular camper package that turns the Volkswagen Multivan into a full-fledged camper, then removes completely to give the owner a standard van back.
Only if you think this is sound investment
The monumental sculpture of a speaker, standing up to 2 meters high, craves for attention through Estelon’s signature design. Extreme gives you a perception of the quality it performs, even before you embrace the entrancing sound it delivers.
The proprietary marble based composite material with the finest aesthetic finish presents the familiar sculpture-like design that Estelon has trademarked over the years. Following the principles that have proven itself with every product launched by Estelon, the shape and the material of the speaker are an essential part of the powerful performance the speaker provides. The truly mesmerizing experience begins when the design and the technology fuse together, as the audience will be left in awe after being absorbed in seamlessly blended soundscape.
The entire kit for the Mosquito can be purchased for US$20,000 and if you think the minimalist Mosquito leaves you a bit vulnerable, there’s the fully enclosed Mosquito XE and XEL which can be purchased for US$23,000 apeice. Building the kits will cost you about 200 to 300 hours to build or you can have the plane built for you for a flat US$4000. Getting airborn for under US$20,000 in your own, new helicopter is quite a feat – we’re not aware of any other helicopter in this price category and on top of that, both Mosquito variants offer very low maintenance and operating costs.
The MUV-e folds up into a suitcase-sized trolley in around 3 seconds
The three-wheeled electric scooter has been designed to automatically fold up into a suitcase-sized trolley in around 3 seconds for roll-along, between ride transport. The new MUV-e tips the scales at 14 – 18 kg, depending on the version chosen, and features an aluminum and carbon fiber chassis, with carbon fiber covers. A cradle for a smartphone has also been included, where the ubiquitous mobile device can be used as a navigation aid and, with the help of a companion app, act as a speedometer, odometer and electrometer.
The developers have increased the range of a fully-charged MUV-e to 30 km (19 miles), depending on riding style and battery size (the vehicle will be available in 8 or 16 Ah Li-ion battery configurations). There are two 12.5-inch alloy wheels to the front and a 10-inch wheel and a 140 mm disc brake at the back, and its two-speed, 36 V brushless hub motor is reported capable of powering the personal mobility machine to a peak speed of 32 km/h (20 mph).
RiderGroups – “The Taurus 2×2 was created for the Russian forests, inaccessible areas, insidious, where there are swamps and territories orography impossible: it is called Taurus 2×2 , is equipped with four-wheel drive 2 × 2 , is very light and very resistant to any terrain. It comes from a small farm not far from Moscow Soviet, given the need for a certain part of the people, he decided to create a motorcycle that went beyond the boundaries far more limited motorcycle … normal.”