Rimono,A tiny Electric Two-Seater Car That Is Really Easy To Drive

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Rimono Corp. is a small business venture headed by a former bureaucrat and a car designer that recently debuted its new concept car, called Rimono.Called simply Rimono, the 86-inch-long concept blurs the line between a car and a scooter.

image credit: Motor1.com

When viewed from a distance, it stands out thanks to a friendly design characterized by a grille-less front end, round headlights, and a two-tone blue and beige paint job.However, the most striking aspect of the Rimono is that its body is made entirely out of a waterproof material called polyester cotton.

image credit: excite.co.jp

That’s the same type of fabric generally used to manufacture tarps.The minimalist treatment continues inside, where the Rimono offers space for either two adults or one adult and two kids.

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The steering is commanded through a scooter-like handlebar, and the instrument cluster is made up of a pair of gauges that look like they came out of a kiddy car.An iPad mounted directly behind the handlebar replaces the traditional infotainment system that’s usually found in bigger cars.

Power for the Rimono is provided by a 6.8-horsepower electric motor that draws electricity from a four-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery pack, according to Motor1. The two-seater has a top speed of 28 mph, and it can drive for up to 31 miles on a single charge.

VIAThe Japan Times
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