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Toyota Has A Patent For A Rear-Engined Flying Car With A Shapeshifting Body And Yet The Bastards Are Still Building Camrys

Sure, we give Toyota a lot of crap for building wildly successful, reliable and boring appliance-cars, but somewhere deep in their organization is a loon with a dream of building insane flying cars. I’m pretty sure this is the case, because this is not the first flying-car patent to come from Toyota’s secretive Kook…

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Hugo Gernsback's vision for the flying car of 1973, as it appeared on the May 1923 cover of Science and Invention magazine. The thing had two wheels, a bubble-top and a push-button control panel. I guess if we're honest with ourselves, American designs for the flying car of tomorrow peaked in 1923, didn't they? [Image…