BMW Motorrad Concept Link, a smart, futuristic scooter that is a glimpse into what travelling on a two-wheeler might be like in the times to come. BMW Motorrad recently unveiled the smart scooter concept, which is all electric and even features a reverse gear to assist parking.
The scooter gets a collection of intelligent technology. The seat, for example, can adjust automatically according to best suit the rider. Furthermore, it gets a touchscreen dashboard which can be connected to the rider's online calender, and hence the scooter always knows where you are headed. The system can figure out the fastest or the most scenic route for the destination, and even pick suitable music.
Speed, navigation and battery information is projected onto the windshield directly into the rider's field of vision. Other information is available on a screen right below the handlebar. Through this screen, the rider can communicate with the surroundings and other vehicles.
The handlebar gets programmable and touch-enabled buttons to allow the rider to functions without having to lift his arms from the handlebar. Even the rider's equipment will be connected to the scooter. For example, a swipe on the arm of the jacket can open or close the sliding door of the storage compartment.
Rider gear for the BMW Motorrad Concept Link will be a fashion statement along with providing protection. A stylish short coat made of water-repellent cloth has been inserted with light shoulder and elbow protectors. BMW says the concept blends fast acceleration and easy handling. It is speculated to be fast, however, BMW have not said much about how fast would it go.