We are nearer to the flying car thanks the Terrafugia model.
Already in the 50s thought the world would be like come 2000, however, we may not have to wait for the XXII century to see them in operation. At least he not if it goes through the autonomous flying car design has presented Terrafugia TF-X, Massachusetts company that is to specialize in developing precisely flying cars.
The Terrafugia TF-X electric car, which is as it is called, moves the futuristic and elegant design of handmade luxury sports this new hybrid concept. And soon begins its prototype wind tests the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
With up to four people, your engine is electric and wings are hidden in a compartment on the bottom panels when rolling on the road and not the skies. Like in the movies, suffice press a button to unfold the wings and the car is ready to be plane.
That flies should be ordered two electric motors attached to a pair of propellers that generate a megawatt of power. Thus takeoff would like a more secure by preventing the need for a track off conventional helicopter. In the air, a gasoline engine of 300 horses that complements the previous lights.
Terrafugia expects the TF-X can go at speeds up to 322 km / h, with autonomy to 800 km. and its handling is easy to learn, but there are autopilot to fly and land alone.
If you are interested in the Terrafugia flying car, you have about 12 years to save € 259,000 is expected to cost. And all because it will be in 2028 when they want to release it for sale.
Terrafugia TF-X, the flying electric car