December 01, 2021
HT Aero is a flying car start-up by Xpeng, a Chinese smart electric vehicle maker. It has launched a new flying car that can also drive on roads. The company plans to roll out the car in 2024 and aims to keep the price under ₹1.17 crore. The vehicle will have a lightweight design and a foldable rotor mechanism that will allow the car to drive on roads too. The rotors need to be opened up for the car to fly. The car will have a steering wheel to function on roads and a single lever for flight mode
Did You Know?
The first working flying car was designed and built by Molt Taylor in 1949.
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