Would you take a ride on the XTurismo Limited Edition hoverbike? Photo: xturismo.com
Would you take a ride on the XTurismo Limited Edition hoverbike? Photo: xturismo.com
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The flying motorbike is officially here! Japan’s new US$700,000 hoverbike, the XTurismo Limited Edition, targets supercar drivers – but it’s so loud that bystanders have to wear earplugs

  • Mitsubishi Electric and millionaire footballer Keisuke Honda are just two backers of Tokyo drone start-up A.L.I. Technologies, who showed off the new bike near Mount Fuji
  • The hoverbike joins other gadgets like jetpacks and flying taxis – but can it give Japan a technological edge over self-driving and electric cars?

Would you take a ride on the XTurismo Limited Edition hoverbike? Photo: xturismo.com
Would you take a ride on the XTurismo Limited Edition hoverbike? Photo: xturismo.com
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