The world’s first eight-part tire system is “guided by a magnetic guide rail on the inside that hold’s the wheel in place while driving straight, and moves to let it shift with the car’s center of gravity while turning.” Click here for first picture in gallery.

The current design is inspired by motorcycle wheels and the human foot, making uses of servos, a drive gear and embedded magnets in each segment to pull this feat off.

[via Gizmodo]

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