PodRide, created by Swedish design engineer Mikael Kjellman, may look like a Smart Car from afar, but it’s actually an electric bicycle of sorts. That’s right, this 4-wheeled vehicle is powered by a 250W crank shaft engine, gear suspension, and can hit a top speed of 15 miles per hour. Mikael has been working on prototypes for over a year now, one of which he uses daily, since there’s plenty of room for baggage, as well as side windows that open up. Continue reading for two more videos, additional information and the IndieGogo page.
“It has a full waterproof body to keep you warm and dry in any weather, heated windshield, soft seat with back support, air suspension and studded tires in winter. A small trunk for your shopping bags and a tow bar for a bike trailer when youwant tobring your kids. The motor and control system are from a standard e-bike system and should make it a street legal bike in most countries. And may then be operated on bicycle paths and without a drivers license,” according to its creator. IndieGogo Page.