Yet another real-life hoverboard has been unveiled, and this time, it’s the Lexus SLIDE. In a newly released video by the company, SLIDE seems to be levitating in a skate park, which suggests the flooring is made of concrete. A company representative says: “The Lexus Hoverboard uses magnetic levitation to achieve amazing frictionless movement. Liquid nitrogen cooled superconductors and permanent magnets combine to allow Lexus to create the impossible.” Continue reading for the video and more information.
“The short video further reveals that Haruhiko Tanahashi is the Lexus chief engineer for this project. The company is apparently working on it [and] currently testing the hoverboard with the help of a professional skateboarder in Barcelona. The project has reportedly been in development for more than 18 months, involving teams in Germany and London,” reports Tech Times.