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eRinGo EV is a Spinning Ring Car for Two
Posted By Ariel Schwartz On October 21, 2009 @ 10:00 am In Green Transportation,Innovation | Comments Disabled
Iranian CG artist Mohammed Ghezel  has conceived of a vehicle sure to give you the spins with this eRinGo concept, a drum/ring-shaped electric vehicle  that features two steering wheels for double the fun. The tilting vehicle may look topsy-turvy at best, but it’s not the first ring spinning craft  we’ve seen!
The car, which is named for the electric rings that make it move, allows two people to steer. When one person wants to cede control, their steering wheel locks, and the other wheel frees up for use.
Ghezel admits that his design may not yet be practical, or even functional, but he believes that it isn’t impossible. And with seemingly improbable vehicles like the Nissan Land Glider EV  making it past the design stage, who’s to say he isn’t right?
Via Autopia 
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URLs in this post:
 Mohammed Ghezel: http://www.coroflot.com/mgela
 electric vehicle: http://www.inhabitat.com/2009/10/08/cupcake-car-is-the-tastiest-electric-vehicle-around/
 ring spinning craft: http://www.inhabitat.com/2008/09/16/transportation-tuesday-the-bike-that-rides-on-water/
 Nissan Land Glider EV: http://www.inhabitat.com/2009/10/13/five-lean-mean-and-green-electric-vehicles-at-the-tokyo-motor-show/
 Autopia: http://www.wired.com/autopia/2009/10/eringo/
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