Great Scott! DeLorean Hovercraft in San Francisco

- via Ubergizmo

It's 2013 and the Hoverboard from Back to the Future we've been promised is nowhere to be seen. But at least we can console ourselves with this bit of awesomeness: the DeLorean Hovercraft, as captured by YouTuber Terry Barentsen while filming near the Golden Gate Bridge. (Y'know, John actually told us about it back in August last year - but it's too cool not to refeature it here)

Photo via MAKE

It's made by San Francisco grad student Matthew Riese, who raised $5,500 on Kickstarter to make his dream of the DeLorean Hovercraft a reality. Sadly, Matthew's creation cannot reach 88 mph - the top speed of the hovercraft (which is made with fiberglass - not with an actual DeLoran car chassis) is about 45 mph. No words whether he's managed to install the Flux Capacitor.

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