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Contortionist Folding Bike | By Dominic Hargreaves

We donīt normally post prototypes, but occasionally, if we find something really special we have to feature it. Designer Dom Hargreaves entered the James Dyson Award to try and gain funding to take this folding bike forward. Most folding bikes are not as compact as this bike when folded, the Contortionist folds completely into the space of the wheels 26in circumference, and leaves a nice little pull handle for you to drag the bike around. The bike didnīt go into production, but, elements of innovation within the design are now being developed into production bikes with an undisclosed manufacturer. Watch the video



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HONDA NEO SPORTS CAFE | Image

HONDA NEO SPORTS CAFE

Another vehicle that has wowed the crowd at this years Tokyo Motor Show, is the retro-influenced Neo Sports Cafe by Honda. Although the model featured here is still a concept, the real bike will be revealed at the Milan show at the November EICMA show in Milan, with the naked sportbike rumoured to be equipped with a Fireblade 998cc water-cooled inline four-cylinder engine. The finished machine looks like it will feature a large multi-exit silencer, a single-sided sw...
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ZERO MX | ELECTRIC DIRTBIKE | Image

ZERO MX | ELECTRIC DIRTBIKE

Zero make high performance, highly innovative electric motorcycles that are lightweight, efficient, fast off the line and fun to ride. Their new Zero MX features the world’s first truly modular power pack system, it is equipped with a 54 HP engine providing an instant acceleration to a top speed of 85 mph. The Zero MX uses a standalone charger that can be plugged in at any standard outlet, and includes the Zero Motorcycles app that transforms your phone into a custo...
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KOENIGSEGG AGERA R

The latest addition to the Koenigsegg family is the "Agera R", this model relies on a 5.0 V8 twin-turbo motor, capable of delivering a staggering 1100 hp powered by bioethanol E85. The Agera R fetures a removable roof, which can be stored in the car. Another highlight are the wheels, whose rims are shaped like a jet engine, they generate more downforce to keep the tires specified for speeds up to 420 mph, clinging to the asphalt....
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