Save the Date, Lexus’ Real-Life Hoverboard is Coming Soon
Mark your calendars for August 5th, boys and girls. That’s when Lexus will finally pull the sheet off its highly-anticipated hoverboard project. And yes, it is allegedly a real, working hoverboard. The creation comes form the minds of Lexus and a few very talented scientists. As for the technology behind it, it’s a complex system of nitrogen-cooled superconductors that keep the wheel-less skateboard just inches off the ground. It has the capability to carry a rider, likely on a pre-disposed surface, and took about 18 months of development to be completed. RELATED: The Lexus LFA Nurburgring Edition is a Hypercar That Truly Flies
It’s some pretty advanced stuff, and though maybe not perfect, it's a fitting homage to the Back to the Future II hoverboard everyone knows and loves. Peep some more footage off it before it comes out in full next month.
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