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Thursday, May 3, 2012

Ford electric E-Bike Concept packs a Galaxy S II on the bars, motor in the wheel [Engadget]


Ford E-Bike Concept
Ford already wowed us with the Evos concept, but the slinkiest hybrid we've seen so far here in Frankfurt has not four wheels but two. It's a concept bicycle from Ford called -- wait for it -- the E-Bike Concept. It packs an electric motor built into the front wheel that can power it up to a maximum speed of 25 km/h, driven by a 9.2Ah battery. Or you can power it the conventional way by pedalling, torque conveyed to the rear wheel over a carbon belt. (Oily chains are so last century.)


[Keep reading at Engadget]

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