SkyDrive SD-XX Flying Car
Tokyo-based SkyDrive is planning to have theSD-XX, the world’s smallest flying car, in the skies by 2023. This all-electric vehicle can be used as an autonomous aircraft or on the road as a self-driving taxi. It measures 13 feet in length and 11.5 feet wide, and less than 5 feet tall, while weighing in at 1,102 pounds. There’s room for two passengers and it sports eight propellers on the four corners of the vehicle. Read more for two videos and additional information.



It’s expected to have a maximum 1,640 feet flying altitude at 62 mph for 12 miles, or you can travel at a slightly more efficient cruise speed of 37 mph for 20 miles. Japan wants to eventually use the country’s airspace to transport people in large cities, to avoid traffic jams, provide a new mode of transportation for mountainous areas / remote islands, and in case of natural disasters.

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We’re considering launching an air taxi service in big cities, either Osaka or Tokyo, with initial flights over the sea as it would be too risky to fly over many people all of a sudden,” said SkyDrive’s CEO Tomohiro Fukuzawa.