Photos: Segway revs new models

The company hopes these new models will soon be carrying people across golf courses and rugged off-road terrain.

Segway revs new models

Segway's new XT is being billed as suitable for rough terrain. Wider tires are designed to increase stability on uneven ground, and low tire pressure is meant to minimize the impact of bumps. The suggested retail price is $4,995.

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The Segway XT

Segway revs new models

A golfer's Segway GT is parked at the Belleair Country Club in Belleair, Fla. The golf bag carrier secures the clubs to the side of the GT and functions as a stand for the unit. This model also features tires that are designed for enhanced traction. The suggested retail price is $5,495.

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The Segway GT

Segway revs new models

New Michelin "Tweel" tires are displayed on the Segway Concept Centaur at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Tweel technology replaces the need for air pressure, Michelin says.

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The Segway Concept Centaur

Segway revs new models

The four-wheel Centaur can stand on its hind legs, using the same balancing technology that's found in the original Segway Human Transporter.

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The Segway Concept Centaur

Segway revs new models

Edwin Atkins, founder of the user group Segway NYNY, poses near a New York City subway station.

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Edwin Atkins of Segway NYNY

Segway revs new models

Josh Caldwell, co-founder of the "America at 10mph" project, maneuvers his Segway through a lonely stretch of Idaho on his cross-country journey. Click here for more on Caldwell's journey.

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Josh Caldwell of America at 10mph

Segway revs new models

A Wyoming highway makes for peaceful cruising for Josh Caldwell.

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Josh Caldwell of America at 10mph

Segway revs new models

In Chicago, curious drivers slow down to chat.

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Josh Caldwell of America at 10mph

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