Lexus has just released a new video teasing their SLIDE Hoverboard, saying that it’s like “floating on air”. This device flies using magnetic levitation, which relies on high-powered magnets and semiconductors, both of which are cooled by liquid nitrogen. Why did they create this hoverboard? Well, the company says it’s working on bringing this technology to its cars. Continue reading for the video (plus the original) and more information.
“Testing of the Lexus Hoverboard will take place in Barcelona, Spain, in coming weeks, and sadly, you won’t be able to get your hands on one just yet. Still, it’s only a matter of time before we’re all whizzing around on hoverboards, in flying cars and all sorts of other modes of transport previously only thought possible in science-fiction books and movies,” according to CNET.