Dubbed the "Gladiator Bike", this is concept art for a product that doesn't exist. This is this stuff of fantasy. Mine, at least.

Designed by artist Jaewan Jeong, the Gladiator Bike exists in 22nd century, with a widening gap between rich and poor. Racers battle it out on WipEout or F-Zero style tracks.

The whole thing is what the Star Wars: Episode I pod race should have looked like. That is, if it didn't suck.

The bike was inspired by Roman chariots, and racing has become a violent sport. Which sounds like the coolest motorcycle game I've never played.


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Gladiator's Bike [Yanko Design via Gigazine]

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