Incredible £270k flying car can drive on roads – and take off to avoid traffic jams | The Sun

THIS is the unbelievable flying car that can drive along roads but take off to avoid traffic jams.

Alef Aeronautics, which make the £270,000 wonder-vehicle claim their Model A is "the world's first real flying car".

They plan that it could one day travel along futuristic sky highways, while also using existing urban infrastructure.

The California-based company are set to begin delivering Model As at the end of 2025.

They claim their creation is the only car able to both travel on roads and vertically take off.

It will reportedly have a flight range of 110 miles and a driving range of 200 miles.

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Alef describe it as the "solution to the issues of modern congestion".

Company CEO Jim Dukhovny said: "The Alef Model A is a modern solution for both urban and rural transportation needs in the 21st century because it is the fastest and most convenient transport ever created from the point of origin to the final destination.

"By enabling consumers to choose driving or flying mode, the Alef flying car allows the optimal path depending on road conditions, weather and infrastructure."

The company has apparently been testing a full-sized prototype since 2019.

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They say the car has an electric propulsion system with no exposed propellers and comprehensive flight stabilisation and safety systems.

The founding team of Constantine Kisly, Pavel Markin, Oleg Petrov and Jim Dukhovny have over 70 years of experience in engineering and technology development and have been working on the flying car since 2015.

Major investors include Tim Draper, best known as one of the first investors in Tesla, and Bugatti designer Hirash Razaghi.

Model A pre-sale begins on 19 October, with £135 regular queue or £1,345 priority queue deposit.

The team are also working on a Model Z which will reportedly be a four-person sedan version.

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It is set to be introduced in 2035 and priced at £31,000.

The Model Z willhave a flying range of over 300 miles and a 200 mile driving range, say Alef.

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