Top Gear themed ad for BBC America spotted on New York’s LIRR.
((TOP GEAR! 8D))
Good morning commuters!
It’s Friday so whether you’re commuting by car, train, bike, or boat have a safe one and a good one. There will be more Top Gear clips to watch when you get home tonight.
This is “Nils”, Volkswagen’s fully electric, lightweight “go-kart” concept. It’s a single seat vehicle that you sit in like, well, a go-kart or a Formula-1 race car:
Volkswagen has announced that it will showcase this little EV concept dubbed ‘Nils’ at the Frankfurt motor show. It is posited as a solution to the hordes of German commuters making journeys of around 15 miles. As such, the Nils gets a 20bhp electric motor (with a peak 34bhp) powered by a lithium-ion battery, enabling a zero-emission drive of up to 40 miles, a 0-62mph time of under 11 seconds and a top speed of 80mph.
It’s part VW Up and part Minority Report. So what do you think? Would you drive one of these for short commutes?
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