This office chair from Volkswagen drives 20 kilometers per hour – with a horn

This office chair from Volkswagen drives 20 kilometers per hour – with a horn


A seat that drives a little like a car: VW developed this model in Norway.

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And sound systemThis office chair travels 20 km per hour

The car manufacturer Volkswagen has developed an office chair that not only drives, but can also shoot.

An as-yet-unnamed prototype of the chair was created by Volkswagen in Norway. What’s special about it: This seat can drive and honk, you can buckle up and listen to music with the built-in sound system. “The chair should give people working in an office the feeling of working in a VW,” says Volkswagen, adding: “You can drive it, honk your horn and listen to music – and blink if you want to meet.”

It runs up to 12 km

The chair, which looks reminiscent of the design of regular gaming chairs, can be charged using electricity. It reaches a maximum speed of up to 20 kilometers per hour, which is almost as fast as the e-scooters that are prevalent in cities. However, there is no steering wheel: the chair is guided by two directional pedals.

Seen here: LED strips, which can also indicate changes in direction, and backlights on the backrest.

Seen here: LED strips, which can also indicate changes in direction, and backlights on the backrest.

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There is also a touch screen built into the armrest, which, among other things, displays images from the rear camera.

There is also a touch screen built into the armrest, which, among other things, displays images from the rear camera.

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LED lights on the armrests act as turn signals, and there are two red brake lights behind the rear seat. The touchscreen display shows a reversing camera – and there are also “parking sensors” that beep when a collision is imminent. “With lighting, you can illuminate even the darkest hours of overtime and are guaranteed to be the center of attention at the office party,” explains Volkswagen.

So far no mass production is planned

The chair can be tested in retail stores and at events in Norway, but mass production is not currently planned. If you want, you can drive the chair while listening to pre-selected road trip music, sound your horn and dream of driving between the conference room, the coffee machine and the workplace with this device. By the way: There is also a “trunk” the size of a laptop.

By the way, the headlights can also switch to a festive mode and flash in multiple colors if needed.

By the way, the headlights can also switch to a festive mode and flash in multiple colors if needed.

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There is a “trunk” with enough space for a laptop.

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There is a pre-selected road trip playlist that you can listen to while driving.

There is a pre-selected road trip playlist that you can listen to while driving.

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Even if this segment is about presenting automotive functions, VW is not the only brand that wants to score points with an amazing office chair. For example, McDonalds recently introduced “The Ultimate Gaming Chair”, which allows users to play and snack at the same time. Ikea, in collaboration with the Republic of Gaming, has also created a whole range of furniture that is especially suitable for PC gaming.