2015 is almost over, and we didn’t get real hoverboards. All we got were some viral videos, and 2-wheeled contraptions that spontaneously combust. At $19,900, the ArcaBoard is the latest effort – a somewhat clumsy device that actually hovers using 36 powerful electric fans.
Lexus claims it has developed an honest-to-goodness hoverboard. The Slide is equipped with a liquid nitrogen reserve and magnets to attain frictionless movement. Don’t play with our hearts Lexus. Let this be legit.
Hollywood Parts is auctioning off a prototype of Griff Tannen’s hoverboard, which appeared in the cheesy chase scene in Back to the Future 2. It looks as badass as the one in the movie – but doesn’t fly.