It could also go in the "Dahell?!" thread.
It would be convenient to drive it in "upper" position so you could just drive around cars in traffic.
I'd settle for this.
“Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming that I am persecuted whenever I am contradicted.”
― Ralph Waldo Emerson, Emerson in His Journals
IMO, it's closer to VOTOMS.
which is what Heavy Gear is based on.
Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)