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You may not be able to find it in a showroom or take it for a test drive, but you can now own an actual flying car for the low, low price of $295,000.

A year and a half after its 2012 maiden voyage, the Dutch-made PAL-V One is being sold in the Hammacher Schlemmer 2013 Christmas catalogue, Time reported. The two-seater PAL-V One is a three-wheeled motorcycle that transitions into a gyrocopter. It packs a 230-horsepower, four-cylinder engine and takes only ten minutes to transition to flight.

The PAL-V One reaches 112 mph both on land and in the air and can manage 750 miles of road travel. That travel distance goes down to 220 miles once the One goes up, but that is still enough range for a driver to fly from New York to Philadelphia and back.

Included in the jaw-dropping price tag is comprehensive training on how to handle the gyrocopter. The buyer also must posses a Sports Pilot Certificate.

If you can't afford the PAL-V One don't worry, several flying cars, including the Skyrunner, the Moller Skycar, the Areomobile and the Terrafugia are in various stages of completion. Hopefully, prices will fall as the technology becomes more common.

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      screen
      • 1 Year Ago
      Just like Back to the Future 2 And I want one!!!
      Great One
      • 1 Year Ago
      It has no air bags for a starter. Buy one and it can never be legally driven here. A few years back someone imported a exotic car and discovered they could not licence it . good by dollars.
      • 1 Year Ago
      it is cool, OK, but another way to kill people.
      gsnailbanger
      • 1 Year Ago
      its a little expensive at this time
      dnkdltn
      • 1 Year Ago
      most people can't use common sense while driving a vehicle on the ground; why should they be allowed to fly a vehicle.
      davthacker
      • 1 Year Ago
      It isn't a real car until the Stig puts up a hot lap.
      adika3z
      • 1 Year Ago
      dont buy it carplane, dont be risk and die, dont lose a person life, put a carplane to the museum show, not worth it, save a person life is a worth it than carplane
      Brian Workman
      • 1 Year Ago
      It's worth every $$$$$$$ !!
      RouteUS66Busload
      • 1 Year Ago
      Life's too short to own such a thing, except to just rent a Cessna 172 and then I'd rather use the money $295,000 elsewhere for the rest of my remaing precious life span.
      alfredschrader
      • 1 Year Ago
      Flying drone car I invented is safer and quieter plus it can be "locked-in" to a GPS corridor (like a highway in the sky).
      arenadood
      • 1 Year Ago
      I want one. If for no other reason, to piss off our neighbors.
        adika3z
        • 1 Year Ago
        @arenadood
        dont get a carplane, wanna be risk and die and lose life, not worth it
        rkeeeballs
        • 1 Year Ago
        @arenadood
        Careful, your neighbors might pitch in for a drone and take you out !.... :>)
      edwardserio
      • 1 Year Ago
      Why is this such a big deal after all it's been in their catalogue now for at least 3 years now,WTF over!
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