Kenguru EV - Allows Car-Like Mobility for People in Wheelchairs

Having a physical disability is extremely tough, and simple act of getting on with whatever needs doing in a day can be a challenge, so it’s admirable that many people get over their malfunctioning bodies and just live their lives. Such people shouldn’t be confined to just using a wheelchair or the kind of thing we’re used to seeing.
Why not drive an EV specially designed for people in wheelchairs? Well, the Kenguru EV is a vehicle purposely designed to fit one person in a wheelchair snugly inside - it also looks rather cute and funky as well. The model isn’t currently in production, with its American and Hungarian parents not having the necessary funds to do so. That’s why their site has no ‘Buy’ option for the Kanguru, instead having a ‘Investors Wanted’ banner.

The Kenguru has a fiberglass body shell, a top speed of 45 km/h (28 mph) and has a more than respectable range of between 70 and 110 km (43 and 68 miles). It is expected to cost somewhere in the region of €20,000 ($25,000), which is extremely steep considering it’s not a particularly advanced piece of transportation tech.

If they find investors, they should reduce the price considerably before launching it, because at the expected price level, it’s far far too expensive for what it is. No matter how admirable the intention, people with disabilities really don’t want to pay that much for something which, if it weren’t sold and marketed for them, would be much cheaper. Oh, it also looks exactly like a big piece of cheese.
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