Tight Parking ? - Just Fold Up The Car

By Meera Dolasia on December 16, 2008

30-year old British designer David Goncalves has come up with the perfect solution for inner city traffic congestion and lack of parking - A compact foldable car.

His vision is a very futuristic-looking car that can drive in a compact upright position or on all four wheels, resembling a small sleek sports car. The best part is that if needed, the car can fold into two, making it even more compact and easier to park. In fact, David says that four of his folded cars can easily fit into one conventional parking spot.

Dubbed Scarab, the car can fit only one person and has been designed as a hybrid vehicle that can be powered by either battery, bio-fuel or both. It's four wheels, fitted with individual electric motors, are each the width of bicycle tires.

Though similar to a motor bike, David says his car has some added benefits. For one, it is covered, which helps in bad weather. Also, it has room for luggage and can be fitted with a GPS system. 

The car however, is in very early concept stage and not expected to hit mainstream for another decade - just around the time when most of you are getting ready to drive!

Source: Dailymail.co.uk, Markstechnologynews.com

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  • Cnl SanderThursday, August 30, 2012 at 9:26 am
    Yeah seriously how much will it cost? Id love to have one of those. :3
    • sahib
      sahibTuesday, July 3, 2012 at 4:26 am
      how much?
      • blue123
        blue123Monday, May 28, 2012 at 4:30 pm
        i want a car
        • sThursday, May 10, 2012 at 12:30 pm
          i want a car like that
          • kendallThursday, March 29, 2012 at 10:57 am
            i want a car like that but i want it to be purple!
            • Enter your nameMonday, February 27, 2012 at 5:35 am
              kool
              • ur momTuesday, February 21, 2012 at 11:56 am
                what about when i go to the store? is there a place were i can put the stuff i just bought? other then that it seems amazing and i would love to have one
                • fluffyman
                  fluffymanTuesday, February 14, 2012 at 4:56 pm
                  i want it
                  • cutie <3Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at 2:08 pm
                    why is like everyone saying it's soooooooooooooo cool??? cause it's kind of weird.
                    • awsomeThursday, February 9, 2012 at 10:32 am
                      awsome

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