It seems,that the fashion for flying skates gaining momentum. In recent years, frequent the attempts to recreate iconic plank of the second part of the movie “Back to the Future.”
Moreover, the initiative exhibit not just enthusiasts. To business joined the major manufacturers, including the famous Lexus. The company’s engineers decided to take a break from luxury cars, and have designed their own version hoverboard.
Operates the device, thanks to effective combination of superconductors, magnetic levitation and the powerful cooling system (using liquid nitrogen).
Of course, floating board on a special coating. For flights requires a specially equipped playground. For ordinary roads invention is not good. The developers claim that their “board”, dubbed SLIDE, actually floating in the air. Lifting height above the surface is not as great as we would like – just two or three centimeters.
But even with such limitations – hoverboard looks cool. Authors of the project worked on the design good. Easy discern the features of luxury cars. In addition, here used unusual, very expensive materials – like the natural bamboo. Other information about the skateboard not. However, Lexus promises to reveal more details in the near future.