This month, our VR adventures brought us all the way to Croatia to check out the Greyp G12S electric bicycle. We enlisted the help of Jonathon Buckley, host ofAutoblog
to try the bike out on the quaint, medieval streets of Samabor.
We traveled to Croatia originally to check out the amazing work being done by Rimac Automobili. If you're not aware of the company, they make one of the world's fastest electricsupercars
, the Concept_One. In fact, you can check out the fullTranslogic
episode on the Concept_One righthere
. One of the coolest things about the Greyp G12S is that it's actually powered by Rimac technology.
The G12S is a bicycle with pedals, but it also has a pretty gnarly powertrain. The electric motor puts out 12 kilowatts of power, enough to flip the bike right over if you're not careful. It happened to be the personal bicycle of Rimac's CEO, and Bucko discovered that it may have had even more juice than the production model. He hit took the bike over 50 miles per hour.
If you've ever been interested in the world of electric bicycles, or you'd just like to experience a leisurely but fun ride through the twisty, turny Croatian streets, be sure to check out this episode.
Each week, new episodes will launch on the AutoblogVR App. We'll be posting them here onAutoblog
, but for the best experience, head over to the app, which you can download for free from theApp store
. Be sure to try it with a cardboard viewer, too!
via Autoblog March 16, 2017 at 06:48AM