|This article reads like a news release, or is otherwise written in an overly promotional tone. (April 2015)|
The Hyanide is a hybrid motorbike vehicle designed and created by German designers Tilmann Schlootz and Oliver Keller. The motorbike is a combination of dirt bike-snowmobile-four-wheel vehicle concepts which was first showcased at the 2006 Michelin Challenge Design competition. It can move through deep mud, sand and snow terrains via a continuous track. Although only a prototype currently exists as a one-fifth scale model.
The Hyanide has a capacity of about two persons. Its engine is composed of an 60hp 500cc liquid-cooled single-cylinder. The dimensions for the motorbike vehicle is according: 40 (h) x 36 (w) x 90 (l) in. Its weight is estimated to be about 450 to 650 lbs. Also, its top speed is as well estimated to be 75 to 85 mph.
According to the Hyanide's designers, Tilmann Schlootz and Oliver Keller, there are no current plans to develop and manufacture a production version for the market.