Unlike its predecessors, the Terrafugia TF-X flying hybrid car will be able to take off from a stand-still, thanks to motorized helicopter-like rotors on its wings. According to Terrafugia, the TF-X can carry up to four people “in car-like comfort” and fly non-stop for 500 miles. Continue reading for a video and more information.

DVICE reports that it’s powered by twin 600hp electric propeller pods, along with 300hp engine to handle the transition from vertical takeoff to a maximum cruising speed of 200mp. Plus, the battery automatically recharges when the engine is engaged.

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