Full Size unmanned TF-X Flying Car Protoytype with fold out engines and vertical takeoff and landing will be flying 2018

A full-size unmanned prototype of the Terrafugia TF-X flying car is expected to be ready by 2018.

The TF-X will have a cruising speed of 200 mph (322 km/h), along with a 500-mile (805 km) flight range. It will have fold-out wings with twin electric motors attached to each end. These motors allow the TF-X to move from a vertical to a horizontal position, and will be powered by a 300 hp engine.

The planned four-person TF-X will be semi-autonomous and use computer-controlled so that passengers can simply type in a destination before taking off.
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