Quadro4 is the first and only scooter with four reclining wheels
When the Swiss based 'Quadro Technology' rolled their innovative four-wheeled scooter called Quadro4 at the 2014 EICMA Festival, it became the world's first scooter with 4 reclining wheels. Later, the scooter and the manufacturer became the focal point of the automotive industry. The Quadro4 is the first Safe Utility Vehicle (S.U.V) in the world. It is an all-rounder vehicle with multi-functionality and purpose. Without any prior experience, one could easily tame this scooter even if you are an expert, beginner, an adult, young or woman. If you are looking for a personal transport which is unique, offering a superior level of safety and fun to ride along all kinds of roads, then Quadro4 is your pick.
The Technology Behind The Quadro4
The Hydraulic Tilting System had made the 'Quadro4' a reality come true. Here, the Hydraulic Tilting System (HTS) which works like an individual suspension for all the wheels. It provides the perfect balance and freedom by allowing each separate wheel to move up and down without interrupting others. Moreover, changing the direction in this 4-wheeled scooter is much easier and fun, as compared to cars or other four wheelers. It combines precision engineering and pure work of art to develop a highly advanced motoring experience.
Quadro4 is equipped with a specially built 346cc engine, single cylinder, 4-stroke, liquid-cooled engine that delivers a maximum power of 30.7 bhp @ 7500 rpm and maximum torque of 34.8 Nm @ 5500 rpm. The power from this mill is transmitted to the wheels using an automatic gearbox, which is belt driven. This fuel injected engine is good at fuel efficiency and performance as well. Moreover, it features electronic integrated differential, which always makes sure that all the four wheels are running at the same speed by providing better traction.
Maneuvering Quadro4 will be easier and more fun than anyone expected. The HTS Hydraulic Tilting System is featured in both front and rear part. At the front and back, it gets hydro-pneumatic tilting suspension. The steel tube frame work along with the suspension packs this scooter as a good solid machine. The whole machine weighs 257 kg which is a bit odd for an automatic scooter. However, considering the suspension system and four wheels, which is not a big deal for concern.
The Quadro technology is known for keeping the safety standards in their products. The scooter gets 240mm disc brakes at all four wheels. Moreover, a combined braking system (CBS) also ensures maximum safety without affecting the dynamic stability of the vehicle. Another peculiar feature of Quadro4 is that the exhaust unit runs along with chassis and ends between two rear wheels, offering better cornering ability. According to the makers, this four-wheeled scooter could bank at 45 degrees with minimal risk.
Other utility features include a plug in media, smartphone connectivity, ample under seat storage and glove box. Visually it looks like a for-wheeled maxi-scooter. Upfront it bears a sporty headlamp cluster and windscreen, which is an eyeball grabbing features of the scooter. The scooter is painted in Swiss Red, Titanium Grey and Raw Black.
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