WATCH: The Flying Car Is Real And Now It's Street Legal


Photo: Aisha Mansoor

The Terrafugia Transition Aircraft — fancy talk for “flying car” — has just been deemed safe for the roads by the US Department of Transportation.According to its specifications, it gets 35 miles to the gallon as a car and consumes 5 gallons per hour as a plane. It flies at 115 miles per hour and can cover 490 miles per flight.

The more we learn about it, the more we want one. You can buy one today, starting with only a $10,000 deposit.

As wild as it looks just sitting there on the ground, it’s even more amazing in motion. Check out what it looks like taking off, landing, and driving around!

Drive it anywhere.

A view of the dashboard. (Cockpit?)

The wings unfold to reveal it's a fully-functional aeroplane.

Now that's a propeller.

The car can fly at 115 mph.

Coming in for a landing.

Watch this thing in action!

We've been promised a practical flying car for decades.

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