Last month we learned that the Mattel toy company announced the forthcoming release of a prop replica of the pink hoverboard that was featured in Back to the Future II and today we learn that Mattel is taking pre-orders NOW for the HOVERBOARD! You may recall that last year, Nike released the “futuristic” Nike Air Mag shoes that Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) wore in Back to the Future II and now we have access to his hoverboard as well. Dude, it is SO time to party like it’s 2015!
Great Scott, film fans! You won’t need a flux capacitor to fulfill your density because the first ever Hoverboard prop replica from the classic Back to the Future™ trilogy is coming to MattyCollector.com in 2012! Movie-accurate down to the smallest detail and fully sanctioned by Universal Studios, this is a 1:1 scale model (measures approximately 28″ x 8″ x 3″). Our Hoverboard includes authentic “whooshing” sounds sampled directly from the films and a deco featuring Mattel logos just like in the films. And although full hovering technology isn’t expected until 2015, be assured your Hoverboard will gently glide over most level surfaces (it will not, however, work on water). Get an EXCLUSIVE Hoverboard Scaled to 6″ Action Figures When You Pre-Order! Pre-orders are accepted from March 1, 2012, through March 20, 2012 only at MattyCollector.com, with an expected shipping date of November/December 2012. Pre-order during the 3/1-3/20 period and not only will you be guaranteed to get an authentic Hoverboard prop replica, you’ll receive a pre-order exclusive, too… a Hoverboard scaled for 6″ action figures! It’ll hold most Mattel 6″ figures, so your favorites can get in on the futuristic fun, too. The only way to get this totally rad lil’ ride? Pre-order during the 3/1-3/20 period!
I understand that a small quantity of hoverboards will be available for sale at the end of this year when the product will be ready to ship but if you pre-order, you get the little miniature hoverboard, too. To be honest, I was expecting the hoverboards to be more expensive than they really are. Each board is only $120 … which is pretty inexpensive considering that the Nike Air Mag shoes sold at auction for an average cost of about $3,000. I am ALL ABOUT this amazing prop replica … so I know that Santa Claus better have one of these in his sack for me this Xmas. Any Back to the Future fans out there planning to get a hoverboard of their own?