In the 2009 film “Terminator Salvation”, audiences were introduced to a post-apocalyptic world where automated motorcycles called Moto-Terminators ruled the highways. Created and manufactured by Skynet sometime before 2018, their main function was to hunt and destroy human survivors that were still using the roads once created by civilized society. It was an interesting addition to the Terminator science fiction universe, that suddenly doesn’t feel very fictional anymore, due to Yamaha’s new project: The Motobot.
“I’m not machine. I’m not man. I’m more.” Every Terminator fan recognizes that iconic line from “Terminator Genisys” where a “changed” John Connor reveals his new improved self to the horror of Kyle Reese and Sarah Connor. Well the genius investor, engineer, businessman and inventor Elon Musk (who happens to be the 80th most wealthiest person in the world) says we better embrace being “more”. This is because he believes in the future, humans becoming cyborgs might be the only thing that saves humanity. And he has a plan.