Electric bamboo scooter

If you thought electric scooters were just for little tots or adults who don't realize how unhip they look on a kid-sized Razor, well, then you've yet to feast your eyes on the ultra-modern T20 electric scooter designed by French firm Fritsch-Durisotti.

Frenchman Antoine Fritsch has managed to design an electric scooter that not only looks socially acceptable for riders of all ages, but one that could, at least in theory, serve as a viable alternative to a urban city car.

After kicking off with your feet, the T20's electric system swings into action, propelling the scooter to a respectable top speed of 22 miles per hour. The T20's range of 25 miles should be more than ample for inner-city types and its stylish frame is of the eco-friendly bamboo variety. The electric-drive system is hidden directly beneath the rider's feet.

Unfortunately, the T20 is only a concept, and designer Fritsch has no intention of it entering the realm of production electric scooters. A real shame, that.