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Australia's Flying Race Car Tests

  Alauda Aeronautics Airspeeder Mk3                                                  Source:  Alauda First Unmanned Flights for Flying Race Car Alauda Aeronautics' Airspeeder Mk3 - a flying race car - has just successfully completed its first, unmanned test flights over the South Australia desert.  The flying car is a spectacular piece of technology, inspired by Formula One race cars dating back to the 1950's and 1060's.  It's an all electric, 13 feet long, octocopter e-VTOL, that vertically takes off and lands like a helicopter.  Alauda is building at least ten Airspeeders, which will participate in the world's first flying race car races later this year. Cutting Edge Flying Car Technologies Airspeeder is powered by a lithium polymer battery that delivers fifteen minutes of flying time.  The flying car weighs 287 pounds.  It delivers incredible speed - up to 155 mph - and has tremendous power and agility. It accelerates from 0 to 62 mph in 2.8 seconds. For collisio

New EV-Part Jet, Racecar, Helicopter

  Airspeeder Mk3 - World's First Electric Flying Race Car                                                                                     Source:  Airspeeder Mk3 Flying Car Races Coming Soon The world's first electric flying race car - the Airspeeder Mk3 - is an extraordinary piece of technology.  It combines top features of  F1 race cars, fighter jets and helicopters.  The inspiration for the EV comes from legendary Mercedes-Benzes, Rolls Royce's and Bugatti's, which developed new race car technologies and then incorporated them into commercial vehicles.  The Airspeeder Mk3 has just gone into production in Adelaide, Australia at Alauda Aeronautics.   Ten vehicles are being produced for flying car races over Australia and on other continents over the next year. Technology Comparisons When compared to the Audi SQ7, Airspeeder delivers the same amount of power - 435 PS - while being much lighter.  The vehicle can accelerate from 0 to 62 mph in 2.8 seconds and can reac