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The Lexus Hoverboard, which uses magnetic fields to carry its rider without touching the ground

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We began writing about Lexus last year, when the Japanese car brand started to release unusual ideas for concept cars. We featured a fully drivable vehicle made entirely out of cardboard and the LF-FC concept model, which was explored further in Italian duo Formafantasma's installation for the brand in Milan this year.

It wasn't a car but a hoverboard that propelled automotive brand Lexus onto our Hot List. The Lexus Hoverboard resembles a skateboard without wheels and uses magnets to carry riders above the ground, and has a notable similarity to the one used by Marty McFly in sci-fi film Back to the Future.

The next most viewed Lexus story this year was about a fully drivable vehicle made entirely out of cardboard, while the winner of the Lexus Design Award 2016 – a packaging concept made from seaweed – was also popular.


Top posts:

1. Lexus unveils Back to the Future-style hoverboard

2. Lexus unveils fully drivable car made from cardboard

3. Lexus announces finalists for 2016 design award for young creatives

4. Eco-friendly packaging concept made from seaweed wins Lexus Design Award 2016

5. Formafantasma bases Anticipation exhibition on Lexus concept car

Website: www.lexus.co.uk
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