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The Volocopter 2X Will Take Over the Skies in 2018

By Victor Baker


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Volocopter 2X

Some might have already heard of the Volocopter and its 18 rotor multi-copters, an innovative flying machine which took the world by storm last year; but it seems it’s already time for an upgrade. That’s why we’re now introducing the Volocopter 2X, a project which took six years to develop and marks the evolution of the VC200 prototype.

One step closer to everyday use and packing a revolutionary battery replacement system, the 2X also incorporates glazed doors and upholstered leather seats. Able to accommodate two passengers, this cool e-multicopter will be either controlled via a remote or fly completely autonomously. The Volocopter 2X will be also capable of vertical take-off and landing, with electricity and nothing else keeping it above the ground.

Volocopter 2X

Completely autonomous flights have been talked about for a while now, and regulations might slow this development process down, at least a bit, but this unique concept is going to be a game changer for sure. Even though it’s super light and it’s probably going to be incredibly easy to maneuver, it will be a lot more exciting without any pilot, as you stand there and enjoy the view, while technology takes care of the rest.

One way or another, the Volocopter 2X will become available on the German market in 2018 and the company is already working on its next best thing – a 4-seater e-copter with international approval.

Volocopter 2X

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About Victor Baker

Victor is our go-to associate editor for anything with four wheels – and more! With over a decade of experience in automotive journalism, his expertise spans from classic cars to the latest in electric vehicle technology. Beyond vehicles, he has broadened his editorial reach to cover a wide range of topics, from technology and travel to lifestyle and environmental issues. Learn more about Luxatic's Editorial Process.

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