The two-seat hovercraft utilizes a 130-hp turbocharged engine to power the lift fan and the thrust propeller that pushes it to 70 mph speeds. It’s registered as a boat, requiring no special license to operate. An aircraft-type joystick controls the three vertical rudders and the elevator. By adding the optional inflatable wings, the UH-18SP can soar up to 20 feet. Two 9-gallon fuel tanks provide a range of 160 for the pilot and one passenger. You can launch from the beach or backyard and be zooming across Biscayne Bay in minutes; $190,000; HoverCraft.com.
The Fuoripista combines sculptural and architectural beauty with remarkable functionality, allowing for training session that faithfully recreate a real road race while sitting on a work of art.
The city’s most stylish professionals dress up to strike a pose in the center of it all.