29 Mar '15, 3am

This thing is propelled by electric screwdrivers!

I’ve always been fascinated with minimalist vehicles and this is an awesome little machine. Looks like a lot of fun. But I wonder if this riding position wouldn’t be fatiguing. So I still like my own minimalist vehicle notion for longer rides. Called the Green Bug (after the early 20th century cycle-car known as the Red Bug which inspired the Apollo Lunar Rover), it would use the chassis of a Mountain Quad (http://www.crank-it.com/quadhome.html ) combined with four Brompton wheel motors (http://www.electricwheel.co.uk/ ) powered by a hybrid power plant using a supercapacitor and an alcohol/methanol fueled microturbine. (http://www.obilaser.com/images/Img55.jpg ) Should go wiki-wiki. Now if I could only find some people to team up with to build it…

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