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Fastest Way to Timbuktu – By Flying Car of Course!

Posted by markb On January - 12 - 2009

562EDED7-9FD4-48A7-A31E-06DDAFF0EA62.jpg Neil Laughton, a really bad-ass dude, is setting off on a journey of a life-time through Europe and Africa in a pimped-out sand buggy that is as comfortable in the air as it is on the ground.

Some of the vehicles specs are:

  • Weight: 1,000lb (480kg)
  • Engine: Four cylinders, 1,000cc
  • Flight range: 185 miles (300km)
  • Cruising altitude: 2,000-3,000ft (600m-900m)
  • Top speed: 70mph (110km/h) airborne; 110mph (180km/h) road
    Cost: £50,000 ($76,000)

You can read the full article at the BBC News Site.

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