Alauda Aeronautics has revealed progress with its Airspeeder Mk4, the first crewed version of its flying racing car. Designed and built in Adelaide, South Australia, the Airspeeder Mk4 is the world’s fastest hydrogen eVTOL aircraft. Capable of reaching a top speed of 360 kph (225 mph) in just 30 seconds from a standing start, it is designed to set the bar for performance and technology in the radical new sport of piloted Airspeeder racing.
“We, and the world, are ready for crewed flying car racing,” says Matt Pearson, CEO, Alauda Aeronautics. “We have built the vehicles, developed the sport, secured the venues, attracted the sponsors and technical partners. Now is the time for the world’s most progressive, innovative and ambitious automotive brands, OEM manufacturers and motorsport teams to be part of a truly revolutionary new motorsport. In unveiling the crewed Airspeeder Mk4 we show the vehicles that will battle it out in blade-to-blade racing crewed by the most highly-skilled pilots in their fields.”