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WATCH: Did that bike just park itself?! BMW tests incredible self-riding motorcycle

2018-09-17 09:40

Robin Classen

BMW self driving motorbike

Image: BMW Motorrad

BMW Motorrad has revealed a self-driving motorbike that can ride and park itself without the need of a rider.

The self-driving version of the R1200GS bike is powered by intelligent software that enables it to start its own engine, speed up and come to a complete stop.

Not built for consumers

The motorcycle can be started remotely, accelerates and handles corners on a race track before bringing itself to a stop.

WATCH: Where's the rider?! Dawn of the self-riding motorcycle

BMW claims the bike was not built for consumers but instead to provide support for inattentive drivers and more stability in emergency situations.

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