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Hovercar is the term used by Philip K. Dick in 1968, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, which was the basis for the “Spinner” in Blade Runner (1982).

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Spinner from Blade Runner

  • The hovercar was nicknamed “Spinner” in Blade Runner. It is a Flying Police Car in the year 2019.
  • A Spinner from Blade Runner can be seen in wreckage on a junk planet in the 1998 science fiction film Soldier.[1]
  • Cyberpunk adopted variants of this concept for the Night City Police Department in the Cyberpunk tabletop RPG series.

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