Terrafugia Transition's Flying Car Spotted in New York Auto Show
Published on 2012-04-05 20:14:21
The New York International Auto Show of this year will kickoff this Friday (Good Friday) until Sunday of the following week. This event is open to public to give way in about 1-thousand different forms of vehicles in several shapes and sizes. From hatchback model, luxury sedans, and new wave of SUV coming from respectable names in auto industry. And of course, don't missed the Terrafugia Transition's flying car which is also on display along with other outstanding models.Terrafugia Transition's Flying Car BootMassachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) trained engineers and developers of this car recently tested the Transition for an 8-minute fly. Just like of a typical automobile, this can run for up to a maximum of 180mph as its speed requirements in taking off from the runway. We heard attempts coming from other manufacturers to make a flying car before but this might be the first of its kind to join an auto show and not just a simple one but an international and prestigious event that will gather thousands of people around the world.The Transition is also powered by a typical gasoline and consumers doesn't need to seek for a higher grade or octane rate just to bring it to the road. Furthermore, the developer noted that this car can make use of the country's more than 5-thousands public runway and driven on any road. It is like a two-sitter plane with a folded wings in both sides. The spoiler can make it much bigger compare to other cars in front-view but it plays a big part while on its course.Prototype coming from Mazda Takeri, the returning Viper, and powerful Mercedes SL debuted in the show like a usual cars in this event. But upon hearing the participation of a flying car in an auto show, that is pretty different, right? Those folks working behind the development of the Transition is looking forward to a successful reproduction of this hybrid machines in the near future. Consumers probably need to get a driver's license coming from the aviation authority because of its form.Mazda TakeriViper 2013 SRTAside from sporty cars, the New York International Auto Show gave a great way to the smallest to mid-size manufacturers to showcase their new line of products. And you can check some more soon as we continue to follow the other important details coming from the said event in New York City.For more, you can try to look around for photo galleries and sneak peaks coming the prestigious event in auto enthusiasts websites.