Your New Hoverboard Is Finally Here
And it’s a Lexus—so open that savings account you’ve been meaning to start.
After plenty of sneak peeks, the bamboo and carbon fiber toy is finally revealed in all its why-yes-I-can-glide-over-aqueous-surfaces-like-it-ain’t-no-thing glory in a new car commercial, sorry, promo video from Lexus.
Marketing-weary attitudes aside, to see it in action is to have your cynical little pebble of a heart crushed to pieces. Guys, we live in an age where you can make dick jokes in front of your grandmother and flying cameras capture humanity’s first ride on the skateboard from Back to the Future. Whose head is exploding? Time travel and gender equality must be next.
Watch this thing in action, and before you go dismissing it as a dumb gimmick, think about how the nitrogen-based science could translate to the automotive industry:
As you can see from the vid, the technology to keep you from bailing (hard) has yet to be invented. Check back next week.