Reuters has reported that the XTURISMO hoverbike is the first flying bike in the world as it was test-driven in the US.
According to same media report, the bike can stay in the air for 40 minutes straight with a maximum speed of 62 mph.
Flying bike is already in Japan
Though it is already on sale in Japan, a smaller version will be released in America come 2023, and its estimated price is $777,000 (N338,383,500.00).
Thad Szott, the man who test-flew the bike, stated that it was comfortable and the machine was not shaky while in flight. It was created by a Japanese company, AERWINS.
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Watch the video below:
This is the world's first flying bike. The XTURISMO hoverbike is capable of flying for 40 minutes and can reach speeds of up to 62 mph pic.twitter.com/ZPZSHJsmZm
— Reuters (@Reuters) September 16, 2022
Legit compiled some of the reactions below:
“Welcome future, I waited for you all my life.”
“If this is a kind of bike, then a horse is a meatbike.”
“So when can we get Star Wars speedsters?”
“Now where are the jedi!”
“This will be my next bike.”
“I like how there’s an American flag on it calling it the FIRST FLYING BIKE, meanwhile it’s officially documented china made one 5 years ago lol.”
“Finally! This is how we’ll be arriving at venues for all Star Shaped events from now on.”