Lit Motors unveils functioning prototype of its C-1 self-balancing electric motorcycle (w/ video)

Photo: The C-1 prototype on the road (Credit: Lit Motors)

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14:25 June 4, 2012

There are definitely a lot of daydreamers and big thinkers out there, showing off their 3D renderings of inventions that “ought to work” – if they were to actually exist. It’s understandable, therefore, that many readers reacted with skepticism when we first reported on Lit Motors’ C-1. The designers of the fully-enclosed electric motorcycle claimed that it would be able to stand up on its own, thanks to electronically-controlled onboard gyroscopes. Well, while there may not be a C-1 in a showroom near you just yet, the folks at Lit have indeed succeeded in building a functioning prototype of their vehicle. We made the trip to their San Francisco workspace, to have a look for ourselves. . . . Read Complete Report w/photo gallery

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Lit Motors unveils functioning prototype of its C-1 self-balancing electric motorcycle

Published on Jun 4, 2012 by

Gizmag pays a visit to San Francisco-based Lit Motors, to check out the company’s functioning prototype of its gyroscopically-stabilized C-1 electric motorcycle. You can read more about it, at http://www.gizmag.com/lit-motors-c1-prototype/22808/

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