What travelling on Hyperloop would be like: BMW reveals its vision


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A stunning Virgin Hyperloop One pod that could carry passengers at speeds of up to 760mph (1,200 kmh) when it launches in 2020 has been unveiled.

The prototype pod is equipped with luxury adjustable leather seats and built-in touchscreen displays that let passengers personalise their entertainment.

Floor lighting could help travellers to find their way around and there are also personally-controlled lights for reading.

The BMW-designed concept pods give a glimpse of the luxurious conditions inside the futuristic transport vehicles, which could launch in Dubai within the next two years.

Hyperloop’s low-friction design means passengers will be able to travel through 87 miles (140 km) of high-pressure tubes between the city and neighbouring Abu Dhabi in 12 minutes, a journey that takes around 90 minutes by car.

The service is expected to carry around 10,000 passengers per hour in both directions.

Passengers can personalise their entertainment through built-in displays, according…

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