It’s A long time since Bond villain Scaramanga escaped from 007 by taking off in his flying car. But experts believe we could be the closest we’ve ever been to being able to commute to work in our very own private flying machines.
One prototype with an engine built by British engineering specialist Prodrive, is a petrol-fuelled car which works on the roads and in the air.
The Aeromobil, which is being built in Slovakia, is seeking certification as both a car and a plane, and if all goes well, it could be certified just in time for the release of the next Bond film.
The latest model, which is currently being displayed at the Frankfurt Motor Show, is the fourth version of a concept originally developed in the Nineties.