The company Moller M400 Skycar offers the only prototype of the flying car for sale.
Moller International is the creator of the M400 Skycar flying car.
The company has recently placed the M400 Skycar model for sale on eBay.
Developed by Moller International, the M400 SkyCar took off for the first time in 2001.
Its capacity of takeoff and landing is vertical and uses four nozzles of variable inclination.
This vertical flight model was never approved by the Federal Aviation Administration. In addition to that Moller also warns that the device should not be used to fly.
The use that could be given would be minimal.
According to the company: “The Skycar combines possibilities to achieve high speeds in the air, combined with a vertical takeoff, and landing skills of a helicopter.”
Due to this situation, its sale is very limited. It would be limited mainly to buyers interested in this type of vehicle, collectors of exotic rare pieces on vehicles and aviation.
The creator of the vehicle, Moller, has been investigated several times for illegal sales of the vehicle.
The company has been hoarding covers and generating news for almost 40 years.
Its creator, Paul Miller, began his project of flying car half a century ago, which has so far presented two variants. One is a disc with horizontal rotors and the second and more spectacular is the M400 Skycar that appears in the images, and that we can find for sale on eBay for the figure of 5 million dollars, which seems a bargain compared to the cost of the prototype.
The company, developing the M400 has cost the not inconsiderable figure of 150 million dollars.
In 2013, it launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds to fly one of its new models, but it only reached 3% of what was expected.
This model has been on eBay for a week and has not had a single bid. The vehicle has 8 Wankel engines with a power of about 730 hp (720 hp).
The Skycar is offered as “the first VTOL (vertical take-off and landing) plane in the world that has been proven,” according to the description of the EBay auction.
The reality is that today the rise of flying cars (such as electric taxis) is closer than ever to bring your dream to reality.
Large companies such as Uber or Google are increasingly immersed in autonomous cars and it is not surprising that they will soon surprise us with flying cars as well.
Source video: Moller International
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