• Apr 26th 2007 at 11:17AM
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Few would argue against the fact that any product carrying the Segway logo is unique, but their new Centaur concept is even more so, as, unlike past Segway's, it has four wheels arranged similar to an ATV. But, like other Segway's, it is capable of balancing on only two of them, in this case, the rearward pair. When the front wheels are on the ground, the rider steers as he would a bicycle or an ATV, conversely, when the two front wheels are raised in the air, the rear wheels act in the traditional Segway manner, kind of like how a tank steers; by rotating either wheel at different speeds. If this seems difficult to understand, watch the video on this page.

The vehicle is just a concept at this time, and is capable of hitting 25 mph and is equipped with lithium ion batteries allowing up to a 15 mile trip on a single charge. Click here for more Segway coverage from ABG.

[Source: Segway via Motorcycle USA]



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      • 8 Years Ago
      If this thing was comparable in cost to a four-wheeler then I'd definitely buy one. They should have a beefed-up version with knobby tires and hub motors on the front wheels for serious mud ridin!
      • 8 Years Ago
      That thing is awesome. I can see this being a better choice for use for police and such if it has the ability to hop curbs and stumps, etc... It looks like a lot of fun too.
      • 8 Years Ago
      It is another example of what Segway does best: a toy for the idle rich.
      • 8 Years Ago
      Your comments: It is an absolute blast to drive.If I lived some where
      that I could
      use it everyday I would definitely buy one, well if they would sell
      it that is.
      • 8 Years Ago
      This is news from 2005 is I recall correctly.
      • 8 Years Ago
      It is an absolute blast to drive.

      If I lived some where that I could use it everyday I would definitely buy one, well if they would sell it that is.
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