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Colin Furze, challenged by Ford to Unlearn mobility,envisions a personal hovercraft to avoid waiting for the bus

Inventor Colin Furze has narrowed down Britain’s top 10 suggestions for the future of travel

Colin Furze, challenged by Ford to Unlearn mobility,envisions a personal hovercraft to avoid waiting for the bus

Back in February, we spoke to wacky inventor and YouTube sensation Colin Furze about his latest project to find the future of travel. As part of Ford’s Unlearn campaign he asked his millions of YouTube subscribers to suggest ideas for a crazy new transport method that he would then build.

Since then the video has had over 379,571 views and received over 12,000 comments, with suggestions for everything from human tank tracks to a flying car. A clever computer algorithm was then used to analyse the comments and generate a top 10 of the most popular ideas.

The top 10 new transport methods, as suggested by fans of Colin Furze

1. Jetpack

Colin Furze, challenged by Ford to Unlearn mobility, envisions a personal  jetpack for an effortless commute
A personal jetpack for an effortless commute

2. Pulse jet
3. Hovercraft
4. Exosuit

Colin Furze, challenged by Ford to Unlearn mobility, envisions a personal exosuit for a quicker commute
Use an exosuit to travel in style

5. Flying car
6. Hoverboard
7. Hoverbike

Colin Furze, challenged by Ford to Unlearn mobility,envisions a personal hoverbike for an exciting way to travel
Take a hoverbike to avoid waiting for the bus

8. Helicopter backpack
9. Car-boat
10. Tank tracks

Colin Furze, challenged by Ford to Unlearn mobility,envisions personal tank tracks for an exciting way to travel
Personal tank tracks make for the ultimate commute

After combining a few ideas from the top 10, Colin has now revealed his plans for his futuristic mode of transport… a personal flying machine.

“I’ve loved reading people’s suggestions for new modes of transport and I was overwhelmed by the scale of the response,” said Colin. “I’m really looking forward to incorporating their ideas into my final design.”

Find out how Colin plans to build his flying machine in his latest video:

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