Honda confuses with personal mobility device

Honda confuses with personal mobility device

Honda U3-X 1

If you’re not into Segways, chances are that Honda’s new U3-X is probably going to do very little for you. Why? Well, probably because it’s somewhat the same, except for the fact that you sit down as though you’re riding a unicycle. Weird, yes. A little pointless, possibly. But it’s nice to know auto manufacturers are looking to the future.

Essentially, the U3-X is controlled by a series of smaller wheels inside the large wheel that can rotate independently, allowing forward, backward, side-to-side and diagonal movement. And in the same way as the Segway, all the rider needs to do is lean in the direction they want it to go. Small and portable, the U3-X is powered by a lithium-ion battery that is good for about an hour’s use and will power it along at a shade under 4mph.

Honda U3-X 1

If you’re not into Segways, chances are that Honda’s new U3-X is probably going to do very little for you. Why? Well, probably because it’s somewhat the same, except for the fact that you sit down as though you’re riding a unicycle. Weird, yes. A little pointless, possibly. But it’s nice to know auto manufacturers are looking to the future.

Essentially, the U3-X is controlled by a series of smaller wheels inside the large wheel that can rotate independently, allowing forward, backward, side-to-side and diagonal movement. And in the same way as the Segway, all the rider needs to do is lean in the direction they want it to go. Small and portable, the U3-X is powered by a lithium-ion battery that is good for about an hour’s use and will power it along at a shade under 4mph.

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