Subscribe to Newsletter


Most Viewed


Air-powered vehicles…They said it couldn’t be done. 21 year old proving scientific know-it-all’s wrong

Sourced by

The future of motorcycling is up in the air.

Design student Dean Benstead has produced a bike that runs on nothing but compressed air.

He says that with further development there is a place in the future for compressed air as an economical and environmentally-friendly option.

“I wanted to explore the viability of compressed air as an alternative fuel, and my childhood experiences riding dirt bikes led me to design the motocross bike based around the Engineair engine,” says the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology Industrial student.

The 21-year-old industrial design student says it’s called the 02 Pursuit because it runs on oxygen (O2) and is “the pursuit for a better and more sustainable future”.

Read more