I Wanna Climb Up Every Mountain on the Moon: Nissan's Terranaut Concept to Bow at Geneva

Hit the bong and pound the Red Bull, brah, because Nissan's going over the mountain with its Terranaut Concept, due to drop at the Geneva show in just over a month. Designed as a mobile scientific research lab, our favorite feature of the Terranaut is the wacky dual-purpose tire system. According to the Nissans:

Puncture proof, they function as conventional road tyres when the vehicle is being driven on metalled roads but, by changing air pressure, transform themselves into chunky off-road tyres.

Well of course the damn thing's designed for metalled roads. Geezer Butler would have it no other way, chumps.

Nissan at the 2006 Geneva Motor Show [Dubspeed]

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