Honda's U3X May Make Walking Uncool!

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If you are one of those people who hates to even take a step, than you are going to love Honda's U3 -X, a personal mobility vehicle that can be used to zip down streets, offices and even inside homes!

Weighing a mere 22lbs, the two-wheeler that resembles a unicycle comes with foldable seats and foot rests, making it extremely portable. It is fitted with a lithium battery that when fully charged, holds enough power to keep cruising for a full hour.

The U3-X has no controls and according to the company does not require any kind of 'training' to ride. Simply sit on it, lean in the direction you wish to go and you will soon be zooming effortlessly to your location.

The easy balance and navigation is made possible by a new technology that Honda has dubbed 'HOT' (Honda Omni Traction) Drive System that enables the driver to control the vehicle with their upper body movements. Also, within the single wheel of the U3-X, lie many small motor-controlled wheels that help it go in different directions easily.

However, before you retire those walking shoes, be warned that this is just a prototype - Honda is still not sure when the U3-X will go into production or, how much it will cost!

sources:Dailymail.co.uk, the designblog.org

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53 Comments
  • CrestFriday, February 17, 2017 at 10:37 am
    So now we can't watch it
    • diamondkid
      diamondkidSaturday, February 21, 2015 at 10:40 am
      Cool!
      • whatyopointSunday, January 25, 2015 at 9:05 am
        God gave you legs! Use them!
        • grumm
          grummSaturday, December 5, 2015 at 4:13 pm
          No, we have hoverboards now. We need to take advantage of this.
          • grumm
            grummSaturday, December 5, 2015 at 4:13 pm
            Nevermind I take that back...
        • happypug12
          happypug12Friday, November 21, 2014 at 8:35 am
          We need to exercise, though, so that we don't get overweight. I enjoy walking. : )
          • kathaleen02
            kathaleen02Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 1:00 pm
            nice but we have legs use them
            • kell-bell
              kell-bellWednesday, September 24, 2014 at 3:54 pm
              I would really like one and it would be super cool, but why do we have legs if we don't use them?
              • mae123mjcs
                mae123mjcsWednesday, May 14, 2014 at 8:51 am
                cool
                • abigaild707
                  abigaild707Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 8:48 am
                  i want one!!!!!
                  • BubbleJuiceFriday, June 28, 2013 at 1:09 pm
                    I would like to try it, but nowadays, walking is the only exercise some people get!
                    • hey
                      heyFriday, May 24, 2013 at 5:25 pm
                      that's just gonna make people more lazy than they already are
                      • zina
                        zinaSaturday, March 8, 2014 at 6:51 am
                        You got that right
                        • bocaj89
                          bocaj89Monday, April 6, 2015 at 11:19 am
                          thats truue
                          • grumm
                            grummSaturday, December 5, 2015 at 4:16 pm
                            But it's tempting!... Why!?...