World's first commercial hoverbike: world record set by Hoverbike's Scorpion-3 (VIDEO)
San Francisco, CA, USA -- Russian startup Hoversurf has unveiled the first commercial hoverbike; the Scorpion-3 is electric-powered, featuring a motorcycle seat and quadcopter drone technology; capable of reaching heights up to 10 meters, the hoverbike sets the new world record for the World's first commercial hoverbike, according to the World Record Academy.
Photo: Russian startup Hoversurf has unveiled the first commercial hoverbike. (enlarge photo)
The Guinness World Records world record for the greatest distance on a motocross in 24 hours by an individual is 565.74 km (351.53 miles) and was achieved by Paul Oughton (UK) at Rogershill Raceway in Bere Regis, Dorset, UK, on 10-11 September 2013.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the longest wheelie (distance) on a quad bike (ATV) is 50 km (31.07 miles) and was achieved by Lucas Henwood (Canada) at the Kings Park Speedway in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada on 19 September 2015.
Scorpion-3 is electric-powered, featuring a motorcycle seat and quadcopter drone technology, ultimately drawing inspiration from a compact dirt bike in terms of size and shape.
Capable of reaching heights up to 10 meters, the hoverbike is built with both professional and amateur navigators in mind.
The Scorpion-3 can travel up to roughly 50 kilometers per hour, while carrying up to 120 kilograms.