Back to the Future fans may get a real kick out of this one.
Lexus, the motor company most famous for its high-end SUVs, is introducing its latest mode of transportation … the Hoverboard.
The latest video in Lexus’ Amazing in Motion series reveals what appears to be a legitimate, rideable hoverboard that can float an inch off the ground. And while it’s not quite what we saw Marty McFly riding in Back to the Future 2, this impressive creation is far more technologically advanced.
“When technology, design and imagination come together, amazing things can be achieved,” posted Lexus in their promotional video on YouTube.
On the website, Lexus describes what went into making one of these cool hoverboards, which they’re calling the SLIDE. It uses magnetic levitation to achieve its floating movement. Through liquid nitrogen-cooled superconductors and permanent magnets, the hoverboard is able to support an actual rider.
The design of the SLIDE is unique, too. It features the Lexus symbol onRead More »from Lexus teases an actual hoverboard, wins the Internet