Lexus's project team has collaborated with "experts in super-conductive technology" to build an actual, working, real-life hoverboard. No joke.
They tell us the team is using magnetic levitation with liquid nitrogen-cooled super-conductors and permanent magnets to "give the hoverboard frictionless movement of a kind that had been thought impossible".
Impossible? Not unless you've watched Back to the Future II several, several times.
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Lexus tells us the hoverboard shares some design cues with the current Lexus range of cars – including that Predator-style spindle grille. It apparently features materials sourced from Lexus's road car range, though whether it'll boast a curiously old-school digital clock remains unclear.
The hoverboard is planned as a one-off, sadly, and won't be put up for sale. But who cares? They'll be testing the prototype in Barcelona over the next few weeks, ahead of a summer launch.
Check the video below to see a teaser of the technology in action: a teaser, admittedly, that doesn't show a whole lot in the way of hovery, skatey action.
But that's fine, because they've got until 21 October to get it all ready. Now, all we need is a flying DeLorean and a flux capacitor...
A version of this story originally appeared on TopGear.com.