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BMW presents its self-balancing motorcycle of the future

12.10.2016 | Phys.org | www.phys.org

The motorcycle of the future is so safe riders can cruise without helmet—all of the thrills with none of the danger—according to BMW.

The German automaker unveiled its Motorrad Vision Next 100, a sleek, self-balancing prototype the company released as part of its 100th anniversary celebrations. The zero-emissions bike has self-balancing wheels designed to stand upright even at a complete stop, stability that the company says will allow riders to forgo riding a helmet.

BMW motorcycle of the future

The world's top maker of luxury vehicles has also premiered this year a futuristic BMW sports car with a flexible body, as well as a self-driving Rolls-Royce and an electric Mini model. Despite its contemporary features the bike will not be fully autonomous, the company said.

Read more at Phys.org

Image Credit: BMW

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