Watch this French Off-Road Machine that Defies Logic!
I’ve been off-roading for years, be it behind the wheel of old Toyota 4Runners or lifted Jeeps. I thought I had seen everything when it came to trail-worthy vehicles. Then I saw the Swincar, and it completely blew my ever-lovin' mind. The French-built Swincar is like nothing I’ve ever seen before. It has incredible articulation, and clearance, given that it has engines at each wheel, negating the need for obstructive axles. The long travel suspension allows it to go just about anywhere. Just watch it in action: RELATED: See more images and galleries of off-road vehicles through the years
But if that is not enough, the wheels lean, like motorcycle. Not only does this allow for harder turns, but it can allow the driver to sit level even when it is traversing across a steep grade.
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According to Swincar’s website, “After many years of research, reflections, essays and developments, we are now ready to involve you in our adventure… It will allow you to rediscover the pleasure of walking in the mountains, in forests, in fields or along the beach enjoying the fresh air, the sound of the wind, waves or birds without noise or air pollution.”
The French company has its sights set on exploring our planet, but this design and layout would be ideal for Mars rover. One step at a time, I suppose.
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