Today, it’s not unusual to see helicopters and planes floating in the sky. The technology has advanced beyond helicopters and planes. Several large tech companies have been able to test the flying automobile. Today we’re going to discuss as well as the next flying bike. It’s a flying bike that was successfully tested by a famous Japanese company.
Daisuke Katano, CEO and President of ALI Technologies, says that we began work on this technology in the year 2017. He also said that air mobility will grow shortly. But, he added that at present, there is no reason to apply this technology across the globe. The vehicles that are equipped with this technology could prove very efficient in areas of high elevation, oceans, and other disaster areas.
A Japanese startup is known for drones A.L.I. Technologies have launched the first bike that can fly in the world. The title of this hoverbike is Xturismo Limited Edition. The body of this hoverbike, which is in red and black colors, is quite similar to the motorcycle. The company has recently displayed it in Tokyo Racetrack. Tokyo Racetrack to demonstrate the acceleration of the bike. The company is now taking reservations for the hoverbikes.
The company’s founders claim it will be the XTurismo Limited Edition will not only provide a fresh mode of transport but will also become an emblem of mobility in the air. Since it is said to fly at speeds of 100 mph over 40 minutes. It comes with a standard engine as well as four battery-operated motors.
The XTurismo Limited Edition hoverbike gets an edgy body that is placed on the top of the propeller. It can rest in the skid of the landing after it is closed. The company also showed an uninvolved flight for select members that were a few meters from the ground, at an event track near Mount Fuji. The hoverbike was on a race track, resembling an action scene from the science fiction film.
A.L.I. Technologies are planning to develop hoverbikes based on their XTurismo Limited Edition. In particular, this XTurismo Limited Edition hoverbike will be restricted to the grounds of the track or similar places. As of now, it’s not permitted to ride over city roads. It is instead employed during rescue operations to access areas that are difficult to reach.
The first-ever hoverbike in the world called The Xturismo Limited Edition has been priced at around 5.1 crores. The company is reportedly planning to market it to the wealthy and powerful for this cost. With the support of soccer player Keisuke Honda, The Company has been working on the prototypes for the Xturismo Limited Edition since 2017. The company claims this is one of the future generations of mobility that gives you the freedom to move wherever in 3D space.
The hoverbike has been increased to 100 km/h in just 40 minutes. The top speed is not known at this time. It is equipped with a gasoline engine and an electric motor. The company plans to introduce an electric version of the flying bike before 2025.
The XTurismo flying bike weighs approximately 300 kilograms, and the size of the bike is 3.7 meters in height, 2.4 meters in width, and 1.5 meters in height. It’s a single-seater.
The A.L.I Technologies startup is funded by Mitsubishi Electric and Kyocera, and also by Cali-based Joby Aviation to Israel’s AIR, A.L.I Technologies is receiving enormous financing. ALI Technology has started the reservations for the bike XTURISMO Limited Edition. The reservation process started on the 26th of October. The company is currently making only 200 units of flying bikes. The cost is about 7.77 billion yen. If we take this cost for rupees within India and the rest of the world, it is between Rs 5.10 crore. This includes the cost of insurance and tax.