Audi, Italdesign and Airbus show Pop.Up Next

Geneva, 8. March 2018

The traffic problems of today's large cities, the study called "Pop.Up Next" from Audi, Italdesign and Airbus. At the Geneva auto salon from January 8. to 18. March 2018 will be presented to the vehicle "for horizontal and vertical mobility".

Ground and flight module

The study consists of a lightweight, two-seat passenger cabin, which can be either a floor or a flight module pair. In both modes, the vehicle is powered electrically and therefore with zero local emissions. The air module has four dual rotors with a diameter of 1.78 meters. They are powered by a total of eight electric motors with a total output of 160 kilowatts, or just under 220 HP. So a maximum speed of 120 km/h is possible, the range is 50 kilometers.

200-Kilo capsule for two

The two-seat capsule measures 2.65 times, 1.42 times 1,54 meters and weighs 200 pounds. If you want to move forward on the road, it is coupled to a bottom module, this means you will be put on a kind of suspension. This is 3,12 meters long and 68 centimeters high. The two rear wheels include hub motors with 60 kW (82 HP). The range is 130-kilometres is specified, the maximum speed is 100 km/h.

Improved Version of the Pop.Up

Pop.Up Next is an improved Version of the study Pop.Up from the Geneva motor show in 2017. The further developed variant is significantly lighter and the interior has been redesigned. In the interior of a 49-inch screen dominates, the man-machine interaction is performed via voice and facial recognition, Eye-Tracking, as well as a Touch function.(sl)