Inflatable cars? What?!! A Bay Area startup, XP vehicles is tossing in its radical idea for a proposed ultra light, ultra-efficient car that is powered by both fuel cells and batteries. The body of this radical concept is proposed to be made up of preinflated airbags, of which, the company claims will be so safe that you could actually drive the car off of a 25-ft cliff without inflicting injury. The inflatable car is scheduled to be targeted at Asian markets initially.
The entire car will ship in two smash-packed, Costco-type, cardboard boxes that consumers should be able to assemble and hit the road in roughly two hours after initial assembly. Keep in mind that this will only happen if the manufacturers are able to convince the local authorities that the inflatable vehicles are actually roadworthy.