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Japanese start-up launches £495,000 high-tech hoverbike

by LLT Editor
28th Oct 21 10:43 am

A Japanese start-up has launched a $680,000 (£495,000) high-tech hoverbike on Wednesday.

The ALI Technologies’ XTurismo Limited Edition counts electronics giant Mitsubishi and footballer Keisuke Honda among its backers.

The Tokyo-based company wants to have manufacture 200 single-rider 300kg (47-stone) hoverbikes by mid-2022.

Each is powered with a conventional engine and four battery-powered motors.

“Until now, the choice has been to move on the ground or at scale in the sky,” ALI Technologies chief executive Daisuke Katano said.

“We hope to offer a new method of movement.”

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