Could this 155mph Superbus be the future of public transport

Martyn Collins

For those that feel that the double-decker bus is a bit passé. Meet the "Superbus", a bizarre electric vehicle with six-wheels, 16 gullwing doors and enough room for 23 passengers.

Brainchild of Holland's first ever astronaut, Wubbo Ockels, it's designed to create a sustainable form of transport that's as fast as a train but with the flexibility of a bus.