The Superbus, the project of a series of university students in Delft, Holland, is so gloriously absurd it's surreal. It's a 49-foot-long public bus that's 5.6 feet high, runs on electricity, seats 23 passengers in individual captain's chairs, has 16 gullwing doors, is intended to go 155 miles per hour and, while it doesn't follow routes, will receive smartphone texts and pick you up at your location.

Most important: it's been in development for five years and, yes, it's real. The student engineers took it out after a snowfall in the Netherlands for some ABS testing and not only did they get it up to a claimed 85 kilometers per hour (about 53 mph), it looks pretty composed. Follow the jump to watch how it handles emergency maneuvers.



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      SPcamert
      • 2 Years Ago
      I don't know why, but I want to see that thing drift...
      Soccer Mom
      • 2 Years Ago
      This must be the coolest thing I've seen in a very long time.
      Toneron
      • 2 Years Ago
      I think I saw Speed Race in a race with this thing a few decades ago...
      Drakkon
      • 2 Years Ago
      Look out little rabbit!
      Darius
      • 2 Years Ago
      Weird but cool
      EJD1984
      • 2 Years Ago
      Now this is a bus - http://imcdb.org/i065460.jpg :-D
      trzjax
      • 2 Years Ago
      Holy Batman's ****, this is the coolest thing on wheels I've seen in a while. WOW!!!
      Drakkon
      • 2 Years Ago
      It looks like something that would stand up on its hind quarters and shoot fire right before Grave Digger comes onto the track.
      Jim
      • 2 Years Ago
      Waste of research??? It's not suprising this is not coming from America! What happened to the America that did it without question just because it could. Let's make products that are new and progressive even if only .0001% could buy it. How many people went into space? We still put a lot of money in to that 'research".
        tump
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Jim
        To make this vehicle requires art and science, which is most definitely the expertise of liberals. Eat it.
        Toneron
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Jim
        Liberals have destroyed it.
          Moreno636
          • 2 Years Ago
          @Toneron
          Yes because conservatives are soooo heavily in favour of science, education and technology right?
      diffrunt
      • 2 Years Ago
      why ?
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      Arek
      • 2 Years Ago
      take it to San Francisco lol....
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