Is This $71,500 Flying Car The Best Bargain Ever?


There's got to be a catch.

The Sky Commuter was a flying car prototype built by Boeing in the 1980's and was Boeing's attempt to be the pioneer in the ever-elusive flying car market. Of all the flying car concepts that we’ve seen, the design of the Sky Commuter actually doesn’t look half bad. The original Boeing Sky Commuter concept utilized three fans connected to a gas-turbine engine as its power-base and relied on a helicopter-style drive shaft to maneuver around the roads and the skies. This little venture into the flying car sector cost Boeing $6,000,000.

Only three of the concept prototypes were ever built before the plug was pulled and the project scrapped entirely, so don't expect to see any of these flying around the highway anytime soon. However, luckily for us, one of these bad boys is up for auction by Barrett-Jackson for the meager starting price of $71,500. This seems like an absolute bargain for anyone looking to buy a flying car. In fact it might just be one of the greatest car deals ever. So what’s the catch? Well, this Sky Commuter is completely engine-free. No, that’s not some new form of hybrid power-base, it literally doesn’t have a power-base at all. Essentially, it’s a giant engine-less car toy. Still interested?

You Might Also Like
10 Best Interiors Of 2018: Over $1 Million
10 Best Interiors Of 2018: Over $1 Million
10 Hidden Gems Inside Porsche’s Private Warehouse
10 Hidden Gems Inside Porsche’s Private Warehouse
This Twin-Turbo Dodge Demon Has 1,400 HP And A Carbon Fiber Body

And it will debut at SEMA next month.

Ford Shifts Marketing Focus To Keep Customers From Leaving

Some customers are upset over the decision to kill off sedans and hatchbacks.

Ford Mustang Splits In Half In Illegal Street Race

This is the best example of dumb luck you'll ever see.

The World's Weirdest Wheel Designs

Sometimes the most basic customization tool goes drastically wrong...

Jaguar XE 300 Sport And XE SV Project 8 Create Modern Art

Two vastly different sports sedans that share a common thread.

LEAKED: Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Revealed At Private Event

This is the first pic we have seen of the supercharged range-topper

All-New Revolutionary Mazda3 Teased Ahead Of LA Reveal

Along with its game-changing sparkless ignition engine.

WatchThe Extraordinary Nissan GT-R50 Being Built By Hand

It’s all about bending sheet metal the old-fashioned way.

Here's How Aerodynamics Make The Lamborghini Aventador SVJ So Much Faster

Take a behind the scenes look at this amazing system.