Aimed to address the ever-growing troubles like the lack of parking and real estate space of metropolitan cities, designer Roman Mistiuk has popped up with a astonishing vehicle dubbed “Metromorph” that not only solves the swelling parking problem but also doubles as an elevator to take you to the doorstep of your multistory apartment. As the user gets home, the car rides up like an elevator (see the video after jump) and becomes a balcony, thus eliminating the hassle of parking and adding space to the apartment. In order for that to happen, here are the specific features of the design from the designer himself:
Exterior: The car is designed to not look like a car vertically mounted to a building and still look like a vehicle when it’s on the road. So the wheels are concealed toward the inside. Rather than go vertically like many scissor doors today metromorphs arms rotate closely around the vehicle allowing the doors to open freely in a cramped area like a garage.
Interior: The seats are held by rotating arms, which keep the seat level when the vehicle goes vertical or horizontal. When the vehicle is a balcony, the seats are placed on a rolling base, which enables them to become lounge chairs thus freeing up the interior of the car to make it a balcony. The interior is also left fairly hollow to accommodate the balcony mode.
Drivetrain: The vehicle is powered by two in-wheel motors placed in the back. There are two battery cases on the back as well.