Real Life Transformer Car Can FOLD When Not In Use (Video)
Aug 22, 2013 13:24
Japan has a reputation for tiny commuter car designs. This new one however coming from South Korea offers another twist. It can retreat into a shell, like a turtle!
The electric-powered Armadillo-T was developed by the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST). The idea was to reduce the amount of space used when a car is parked and not in use. The vehicle has a 13.6kWh battery and is able to travel up to 37 miles per hour with a 60 mile range on a single charge.
Designers replaced the fold out rear view mirrors with surround view cameras so that the car can fold. Check it out transforming into its armadillo-like incarnation in the video below.
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