BMW Motorrad has been working for over 2 years on its Self-Riding Motorcycle, and it's finally revealed.
First, let’s have a look at this genius creation;
This Motorcycle can start, accelerate, lean into turns and stop by itself. 1
However, BMW did not create it for its customers or pizza deliveries; the technology is supposed to be worked into BMW’s motorcycles, offering more stability in critical riding situations, especially that riders die at a much higher rate than that of people behind the wheel of a car. 2
The idea is to build these autonomous features into future bikes to save riders’ lives.
It is easy to avoid a crash in a car by slamming on the brakes, but if you do that while riding a motorcycle, the rider would probably fly off the bike, and this is why it took BMW 2 years of research to come up with this concept. Peyton, Vice President of the Americas for BMW Motorrad, explains: “we are asking how we can aid the rider and help them to be safer and enjoy the ride more.”3