The Slipstream is Volkswagen's idea for transport in 2057: a pod that changes from futuristic car on the road, with the driver laying down, to Segway-like vertical transport in a cities so overpopulated that normal cars would be absolutely impossible. Much more agressive than the current Toyota i-Real concepts, the Slipstream can reach 250mph on the highway, using just two wheels and wings to make the tail section float like a plane. Next: Reed Richards presents the Fantasticar retrofitted with anti-matter engines from the Negative Zone.
Volkswagen Slipstream Is Mix Between Car, Segway and Star Trekish Pod
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We’ve all seen the peculiarly-designed Tesla Cybertruck on stage and driving on a short course during its debut last month. But if you’ve been wondering what the vehicle looks like on public roads, especially next to standard, run-of-the-mill cars, the answer is: absolutely absurd. Take a look.
Billionaire tech icon Elon Musk turned a lot of heads in Malibu, California on Saturday night when he showed up to a swanky restaurant in his new Tesla Cybertruck. But Musk’s night on the town included at least one embarrassing hiccup. The founder of Tesla and SpaceX hit a traffic pylon with his shiny new vehicle that some Twitter users joked was roughly the height of a small child.