Kuratas, the thirteen-foot mech: unleashes your internal Ripley, prices $1.35 million (video)
Suidobashi Heavy Industries has put the ending touches to its newest venture, the four.four-ton Kuratas. Cellular go well with obsessives around the globe can thank artist Kogoro Kurata and robotics professional Wataru Yoshizaki for the robotic body, which has area to deal with a pilot inside. The mech’s touchscreen UI even features a Kinect-based mostly motion interface and the shudder-inducing “smile-activated” twin BB gatling weapons. You’ll be able to customise your personal diesel-powered beast within the dystopian gang colours of your selecting, however be suggested: the $1.35 million price ticket does not embrace additional customization choices like a fake leather-based inside, cup holder or telephone cubby. The Kuratas does, nevertheless, include the power to make telephone calls direct from the cockpit, so you’ll be able to inform your enemies that you simply’re coming for them.