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YOU’VE seen a convertible, now check out the latest real life transformer: the AeroMobil

YOU’VE seen a convertible, now check out the latest real life transformer: the AeroMobil, a stunning prototype of a flying roadster which metamorphoses into a two-seater light sport plane.
Automotive pioneer Henry Ford famously predicted that it was only a matter of time before a flying car was invented. “Mark my words,” he said in the 1940s, “a combined airplane and motorcar is coming. You may smile, but it will come.”
That time has arrived…
From April 16 to 19th 2015 the AeroMobil will be on show at Top Marques Monaco, the world’s most exclusive supercar show held in the capital of innovation and luxury. The Slovak team behind the integrated vehicle, launched last October at Vienna’s Pioneers Festival, have chosen Top Marques as the venue to reveal the latest chapter in its ground-breaking story.
Manoj Bairstow, managing director of Top Marques, said: “I’m absolutely delighted that AeroMobil is coming to Top Marques 2015. We are certain it will prove to be extremely popular with our visitors in the Grimaldi Forum who will be able to see the vehicle as it miraculously transforms from a supercar into a plane.”
The flying car prototype AeroMobil 3.0, which is expected to be issued with its full airworthiness licence within weeks, can with the current engine configuration reach speeds of up to 160 km/h on the road and once sky-bound, accelerates to 200 km/h.
This ultimate two-seater prototype is an exquisite feat of design and engineering which runs on regular fuel and has a range of 800km. It can take off from speeds of about 100 km/h, meaning that owners can use any legal leveled grass surface to get their luxury transport airborne.
Tickets for Top Marques Monaco, a four day luxury exhibition the principal partner of which is the private bank Edmond de Rothschild, are on sale now at the venue’s website www.grimaldiforum.com or www.topmarquesmonaco.com