The BMW Motorrad is designed to fit right into the near future, blending the analog with the digital experience and offering unprecedented safety features for the rider.
The biker will not even require a helmet, or any other protective gear for that matter, as the bike, which also self-balances, will be able to suggest and make corrections in case of impending danger.
The bike is stripped down almost entirely, with most information provided to the rider via an augmented reality headset, called the visor.
BMW Motorrad's concept guides the rider through turns. A wraparound visor replaces the instruments. It's so safe, no helmet is necessary.
BMW’s far future concept for a motorcycle is one that’s so smart and safe that riders will not need safety equipment. It balances on its own, and has a flexible frame and adaptive tires instead of joints, bearings or suspension.
In BMW Motorrad's vision of the future, technology will protect the rider from crashes, but bikes won't be totally autonomous. The post BMW's Motorcycle of Tomorrow Is All About the Feels appeared first on WIRED.
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