In the ’50s, magazines such as Popular Science and Popular Mechanics promised us visions of skies filled with flying cars. In 2012, it might finally happen.
The Terrafugia Transition is a car unlike any other you’ve seen before because, quite simply, it’s also an aeroplane.
The two-seat vehicle folds up its wings to fit in a standard road lane, expanding when it needs to fly.
Sadly, you may not be able to afford it, but that won’t stop a few of you from trying to import one into the country. No real price has been listed yet, but the company behind it has asked for a $10,000 USD deposit ahead of the late-2011 expected release.
We can only wonder what driving tests will come with it. Expect new hazard tests involving pigeons, passenger jets, and propellers.