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Pal-V Liberty flying car is defined by what it isn't

The Dutch autogyro is still waiting for FAA certification but generated significant buzz at the Geneva Motor Show.

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Kyle Hyatt

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The Pal-V Liberty uses a powered pusher propeller for forward motion and an unpowered top rotor for lift.

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In its road-going state the Liberty looks weird, but it isn't much bigger than an SUV.

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The interior of the Liberty features beautifully stitched leather seats but not much else that would justify a $600,000 price tag.

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We like the bench seat, for snuggling up with your significant other in flight.

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The dash definitely reads as more aircraft than road car, unsurprisingly.

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The Liberty makes abundant use of carbon fiber.

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If you're driving on the road, you've got to have headlights; it's less important in the sky, though.

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Buyers can pay for upgraded digital instrumentation.

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This reminds us of Lamborghini's stitching.

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The Pal-V Liberty has a 100-horsepower road engine and a separate motor to drive the rear prop.

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