Flying cars are one of the future latest trend in mobilities which is currently in concept form as technology and has not reached to pinnacle to make it happen in a real world. Nowadays more and more car manufacturers are interested in this mobility as most of our roads are getting congested and air-taxi will help everyone save time. It is the thing which is nowadays hot on the heels, Aston Martin, which is the company that builds one of the most powerful super cars officially revealed Flying Car concept at an event in Farnborough Airshow.
The Flying Car Concept which is named as Volante Vision Concept and it can seat three people at a time. The concept has the capability of vertical take off and landing, which is very useful to make it work in real world conditions. The electric hybrid engine for this concept which is shared by one of the largest British engine manufacturer Rolls Royce.
The company official said, that the autonomous car hybrid electric car, which is capable of having seat capacity of 3 passengers and which is designed for transportation of Urban and inter-city. Company officials also told the car is capable of vertical takeoffs and landings and it can achieve a top speed of more than 200mph.
Aston Martin’s President and CEO Homi Jo, said in a news release said that with the increase population growing in Urban Areas and more and more congestions in cities and will become more demanding, We need to look for an alternative solution to reduce the issue of congestion and get control over pollution and improve mobility.
The company has also tied up with the largest automobile industries and aviation companies and technology firms designing flying cars, KittyHawk backed by Google’s co-founder Larry Page, Rolls Royce, Uber and many more.
This idea is a result of combine partnerships between Aston Martin, Cranfield University, Cranfield Aerospace Solutions and Rolls-Royce.
Professor Iain Gray, director of aerospace at Cranfield University said: The Volante Vision Concept, symbolizes the unique capabilities of Cranfield in the field of digital aviation, autonomous systems and the electrification of aerospace.
Aston Martin has likewise collaborated with the University of Cranfield and Cranfield Aerospace Solutions to build up this progressed and most recent idea and it highlights man-made reasoning, so it can fly with no human connection as future will be self-ruling for vehicles. The best speed of Volante Vision Concept is 322 kph.
One of the biggest Aircraft manufacturers like Airbus, which is a ride-sharing firm Uber and many start ups are already working on the project of making flying car concept into production form across the globe. According to Aston Martin in future, the company is going to provide users that will drive on an Aston in public and also use Uber for taxi purpose, in same way user will be able to use both Aston Martin and Uber in the skies without any fear.
Aston Martin still have not revealed proper details about production model or pricing, but the British manufacturer said it will be loaded with luxury and sports car for the skies that also comes with the more advanced and latest facilities. If it reaches production, we can expect pricing of well to be have more than seven figures and it will be limited to only those people who has such deep pockets and are rich enough to buy it.
Audi, which is one of the other car manufacturers which are very much interested in flying car concept and they revealed Pop.Up Next concept at an event which held 2018 Geneva Motor Show. The German maker idea is having loads of various to Aston as it utilizes four cases with eight helicopter edges fueled by 20 kwh electric engine. The range of Pop.Up Next concept is more than 50 km with charging time of not more 15 minutes on which the company has claimed that it will provide 100km of ride in just 15 minutes of charging..
“People have constantly spent by and large, one hour driving to and from work. The separation we live from our work environment has been dictated by the strategies for transportation accessible. He went on: “The Volante Vision Concept will empower us to movement assist with our hourly drive, which means we can live further far from where we work. Urban areas will develop, and towns that are today too far from urban communities to be commutable will wind up rural.” “True to our DNA, the VVC is very much a vehicle that could be fun and engaging to ‘drive,'” the brand’s spokesperson said.“Consistent with our DNA, the VVC is particularly a vehicle that could be fun and drawing in to ‘drive,'” the brand’s representative said.
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