07/10/2014 12:27 BST | Updated 07/10/2014 12:59 BST

The Flying Car Exists, And It Was Invented In 1940

Flying cars are one of the most long-desired inventions in the modern world.

Thing is, they've existed for at least 70 years.

Filmed in the 40s in Italy, this video shows a a propellor driven automobile making its first test flight.

Top land speed was 150mph and air speed was over 200mph.