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Modern vehicle brings Italian elegance to the world of Velomobiles


An emphasis for riding a bicycle for a shorter travel in urban jungle provides you a fossil fuels-free journey without hampering our surroundings. In fact, cycling may be a life-style for several individuals because of various reasons as it provides pleasure and keeps you fit. Every day, we discover news about new innovations in style and concept of a large spectrum of bicycles across the world. Velomobiles are human power vehicles enclosed for protection from weather and collisions.

New Modern Velomobile


Perhaps you want the concept of cruising down the road sitting in one factor sleek and Italian, yet you are not very a car person. Well, if that is the case, then the Barbagallo X01 might be for you. The single-seat vehicle uses a brush-less electric motor to reinforce the rider’s pedaling power, occupying a distinct segment somewhere between bicycle and electric car.

Created by architect designer Giorgio R. G. Barbagallo. The Barbagallo X01 has a wooden monocoque body wrapped in carbon fiber. Its poly-carbonate hinged higher shell encompasses a 120-watt  solar panel designed into the roof, to assist charge the vehicle’s 48V/30Ah lithium-iron-phosphate battery pack. One full charge takes a claimed four hours and will be good for a range of 70 km (43 miles). The battery can be removed for charging.

The power range of the new series of Enecom modules goes from 90 Wp to 120 Wp. The high efficient lithium iron phosphate battery, charges in Approximately 4 hours, is designed in rear hub wheels.The X01’s top motor-assisted speed is twenty five km/h (16 mph). Some of its other options include a full led lighting system, front and rear coil/hydraulic suspension, a small cargo compartment, beside front and rear hydraulic disc braking. The vehicle’s total weight – apparently in its current three-wheel prototype form is fifty five kilogram (121 lb). Plans also call for a velomobiles four-wheeled version to be manufactured.

Some distinctive features include suspensions, hydraulic disc brakes, larger luggage compartment, removable battery, smartphone connectivity for navigation, integrated hands-free, music connected to a quadraphonic system and a lot of. It combines the benefits of the bicycle pedal help and absence of harmful emissions, noise, fuel and license, registration, insurance, maintenance and issues with parking in urban areas.

If you are interested in obtaining one, you’ll have to wait for a bit, as it’s presently the subject of an Indiegogo campaign. different pledge levels are available, which can go towards the beginning retail value of €15,000 (about US$15,969). Delivery is not expected till June 2019.


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