Square Wheels: Is this the end of circular wheels?

It has been a good 3500 years or so since the wheel had a facelift (for obvious reasons) but there's a shocking concept being tested that has caused many to scoff in utter disbelief. For the first time in history, we might see the end of the circular wheel. Granted you wont be swapping the Fiesta's tires any time soon but there have been some studies done than suggest it might not be such a bad idea at all.

Square Wheels have now been proven to perform better than round ones not only in certain circumstances, but in a great number of scenarios. Just let that sink in a little.

The Shark Wheel actually uses a helix shape in order to achieve the seemingly impossible. Take a look at this amazing infographic below from wish.co.uk to learn more.

Square Wheels