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There is ONE car I would trade my MS in on....!

There is ONE car I would trade my MS in on....!

Damian | 19 July 2013

Especially since it will be all electric.

cloroxbb | 19 July 2013

Haha, it would be pretty awesome!!! :)

jonesxander | 19 July 2013

Can't wait for the short squeeze on this one!!!! W@here do I buy stock?!?!?

jdb | 19 July 2013

I am ready to put deposit down. As addition to my Signature Model S and ordered Model X. Need details for placing order.

RickT | 19 July 2013

The Terrafugia Transition won't be a great car or a great airplane but it will likely be the best combination of the two ... and folks have been trying to do this for a long time. They have a great team and an exciting product. The only problem is, if you drive your plane to the runway, then you leave your Tesla behind! I'm tempted anyway.

Brian H | 19 July 2013

Hybrid -- 300 hp motor recharges the battery.

Captain_Zap | 19 July 2013

It is about time! I always wanted to land my Jetson's mobile on the Space Needle.

Dramsey | 19 July 2013

Anyone care to perform a Google search and see how many of these "flying car" hacks have been proposed, funded, prototyped, and vanished without a trace over the years?

Moller Skycar™, anyone? I think they've been working on that one more than 30 years now.

david.cheney | 19 July 2013

meanwhile I'll be touring the Alps in this *rolls eyes*

Captain_Zap | 19 July 2013

I have been waiting for the car in this article much longer than I waited for my Model S.

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/14/automobiles/amphibious-car-is-still-wa...

Maybe Tesla should take over the project.

jbunn | 19 July 2013

Where is my flying jetpack!

RZippel | 20 July 2013

I had the opportunity to fly a R44 for 2 hours, would be fun. No use in Germany though, even if you have a free field or big garden at home you are only allowed to take off and land on airports.

lolachampcar | 20 July 2013

I actually looked into building another MX2 without the Lycoming AEIO540 but with a 200+ hp AC induction motor (or even the motor out of MS) and enough batteries to do 1/2 hour aerobatic flights plus FAR required min VFR reserves. It would basically take MS' battery to do the job :( That put me way over the weight budget.

If batteries would only get just a little bit better........... I am certain that dream will come true. In the interim, I should probably buy one of these battery ok salvages and start reversing all the Tesla systems. They do not seem to be in a hurry to document the product for us owners so someone(s) should probably start that effort anyway. Anyone want to join me? My only requirement for working with someone is that (1) they be decent people and (2) any reverse work is done only for the Tesla owners community.

jjs | 20 July 2013

lolachampcar

Send me a pm on TMC (same id: jjs). I am interested to hear more about your ideas.

Brian H | 20 July 2013

lola;
A little bit better? A lotsa bunches better, I think.

skymaster | 20 July 2013

Awesome...This could replace my Cessna P337G. It just sits anyway.

ENGINEER | 20 July 2013

The flying car is the transportation of the future and always will be.

Brian H | 21 July 2013

I wonder which will be more deadly: being up in the air in tfx traffic, or underneath it.

dirk.saenen | 21 July 2013

too many people can't drive, which is only two-dimensional . back, forth, left, right. (sounds easy, right ?)

what if they need to look three-dimensional : back, forth, left, right, up and down ?

pebell | 21 July 2013

Can't imagine what range anxiety would feel like, hundreds of feet above the ground :)

Brian H | 21 July 2013

pebell;
It would give you a terrible sinking feeling.

Brian H | 21 July 2013

Emergency parachute system built-in -- for the aircar, not the driver. No emergency ejection seat, tho'.

jonlivesay | 21 July 2013

This company will never get off the ground? Drive Tesla, fly Legacy.