European ‘superbus’ aims to hit 155 MPH on the track

March 12, 2012 | Source: The Atlantic Cities

Superbos prototype (credit: Superbus Project/TU Delft)

European scientists hope to have their 155 miles-per-hour, 50-foot-longĀ ”Superbus” concept implemented by 2015 in the Netherlands.

Cruising on a new kind of highway, the “Supertrack,” the vehicle’s radar system detects obstacles in the road up to 1,000 feet ahead and steers around them.