The gyroscope-balanced C-1 two-wheeler, made by San Francisco startup Lit Motors, is purposefully small and designed to change the rules of the road in cites.
"This is the future of transportation," Founder and CEO Danny Kim said. "We're taking the safety and comfort of a car, but integrating that with the romance, the efficiency and the thrill of a bike."
The BBC's Jack Stewart, who has seen it up close, joins Marketplace Tech host Ben Johnson to discuss. Click on the audio player above to hear more.