Honda Skyroom Concept May Be Tiny, But It’s Loaded With Tech

There’s little doubt that cars of the future will be powered by electricity and drive themselves. Sure, it looks as they will arrive a bit later than some had anticipated, but they are definitely coming, with practically all manufacturers investing heavily on these new technologies.

This concept from designer Dahye Jeong shows what this type of car from Honda could look like.

Dubbed the Skyroom, the tiny Honda concept is all about versatility and comfort. It would feature an electric powertrain, allowing for the front and rear axles to be pushed to the extremities of the car and thus create a spacious interior despite the car’s compact dimensions.

Also Read: Honda City Car Lets You Take A Hot Bath And Relax While Being Driven Around

The interiors of modern cars are all rectangular in shape because, by in large, cars are rectangular. However, the Honda Skyroom’s cabin is actually circular and features a totally flat roof. This has allowed the designer to create a unique cabin dominated by a circular sofa/bed that can be shuffled around and used for a variety of things – like laying back and relaxing or even taking a nap.

No dimensions of the vehicle are available, but its footprint probably isn’t that much bigger than a Smart ForTwo. So, the cabin isn’t huge but does feel more spacious than it appears thanks to the wraparound windshield and panoramic glass roof. The roof could also be opened to essentially turn the vehicle into a convertible.

Will future cars ever look like this? Hard to say, although in 30 years’ time, they will probably look very different than they do now.

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  • thejohnnycanuck

    So where’s the glass jar that fits on top and where are the buttons for the blender speeds?

  • Bash

    Impressive, because this is exactly what we need, putting a bed inside the car.
    I’m being sarcastic btw.

  • SteersUright

    Looks like a steampunk German WWII tank

  • Ary Wisesa

    This is very interesting proposition. It blurs the line between automobile and bedroom. 🙂

    • salamOOn

      all those “lounge / bed / spa inside the car” concepts are ridiculous.

      all i ever wanted in a case of accident is being relaxed and not aware of the crash, not mentioning no fastening to the “seat / chair / bed”…. so youll become a ball inside the pinball machine.

      • Ary Wisesa

        I see your point. However, I am always open to new ideas, even though it looks vague at the beginning. Just let them have their imaginations, without criticizing. Maybe with current autonomous tech, the concept is not viable yet, but who knows what could happen in the future, in the next 25 or 50 years, the best engineers finally figure out the real full autonomous tech so sophisticated that prevents all vehicles from colliding with one another. 🙂

  • Knotmyrealname

    “Enjoy your time by closed the roof”….

  • Smith

    Looks like a World War 1 tank. This really is the most ridiculous mess.

  • Porkopolis

    In the future, when they think this will come on line, we’ll be popping in and out of locations with what would appear to be spheres of light. Driving on roads will be left to a handful of dedicated enthusiasts, and traffic will be less than 10% of what it is today.

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