What Back to the Future II got right and wrong about 2015

January 2, 2015 8:03 AM

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What Back to the Future II got right and wrong about 2015

It was 1989 when Emmett "Doc" Brown (Christopher Lloyd) brought us to a world we all wanted to explore, with its hoverboards, quick drying, quick-fitting clothes and other cool inventions that didn't seem preposterous at the time. Hell if a 1980s sports car, the DeLorean DMC-12 to be precise, could take Marty McFly (Michael J Fox) back in time why couldn't 2015 look like a cross between an '80s nightclub and a Star Trek set. It also seemed so far away.

1. Hoverboards. It may not do exactly what Back to the Future II envisioned but it is still damn cool, though not widely available for sale just yet, with a price tag of $11,500. Skateboard legend Tony Hawk took a Hendo Hoverboard out for a test ride and managed to float about 2.5 centimetres off th...

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