The Hunan University State Key Laboratory of Advanced Design and Manufacture for Vehicle Body bus is epic. So much so we're naming it for the prestigious and made-up Jalopnik Best of Show for Tremendous Advancements in Non-Normative Wheel Layout award.
While this bus may look like it's balancing on two wheels it's actually got four, just not in the normal places. It sports a two-wheels fore and aft, two wheels outboard design uniquely appealing in the Chinese market. We've seen it before in ungainly concepts but this is the first time we've seen legitimate looking transportation using the layout. This design was cooked up at the awkwardly named State Key Laboratory of Advanced Design and Manufacture for Vehicle Body at Hunan University and can carry 70 passengers in relative comfort and speed, reduce fuel consumption through outstanding aerodynamics and has a stellar turning radius on account of the front and rear wheels turning opposite each other. Given the cramped and chaotic nature of Chinese traffic, we're not sure having the rear end of a bus swinging wildly in the street is a great idea, but hey, it looks like the future and that's all that counts.