Flying Car Debuts At Auto Show [VIDEO]
New York, NY (WIBX) - What is the hottest car at the New York International Auto Show this year? [VIDEO]
It is the Terrafugia Transition...a two-seat airplane with foldable wings, four wheels, and turn signals. Billed as a "street legal airplane," it is actually a flyable car.
It retails for about $279,000.
The company says that a lot of the people who have placed orders are not currently pilots, so you do not have to be a pilot to buy one, but you do have to be one to drive one.
Initial flight testing has yielded an 8-minute flight time, but that is increasing. Testing will continue through 2012 and deliveries are set to begin next year. To get a glimpse: