The most famous product of the company DeLorean until recently, perhaps, was the legendary DeLorean DMC-12, in the blink of an eye [heroes of the trilogy “Back to the future” on the time axis. Now, according to the information received, the automaker is seriously engaged in implementation of this sci-Fi dreams to life. The new vehicle, dubbed DeLorean DR-7 is a flying machine with vertical takeoff and designed to create a network of flying taxis or for use as private transport.
Paul DeLorean, the nephew of the founder and CEO of the DeLorean John DeLorean, organized in 2012 a separate company DeLorean Aerospace, which is totally dedicated to this project. Model DR-7 was announced as a double 6-foot unit, which will have the 2 propeller and the control system is improved.
The developers claim that to cope with novelty can virtually anyone, even with no experience of aircraft control. As in the movie, the wings of the DR-7 will be able to fold and unfold, and it unfolded its range will be 5.6 m, in the folded — 2.3 m and this will allow you to drive the apparatus in a normal garage or leave in the Parking space. Here only to go back in time or go into the future, flying cars will not work, and it will not work on the remains of food. DeLorean DR-7 will use a couple of electric motors that create a lifting thrust, and a pair of rotors responsible for the rise in the air, hovering and rotating machines. Range should be about 200 km, maximum speed — 386 km/h When we can see test flying the commercial version of the electric car, not specified. The previous value also remains under a veil of secrecy.