A New 'Alternative' Vehicle: The Amphibious Car

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Mon, 2007-07-23 09:15 by Hans-Georg

The Aquada from Gibbs Technologies is designed to provide sports car-like performance on land and on sea.

by Tom Wilson

Neither a floating car nor a rolling boat, the Aquada stakes a new claim in the civilian North American market: the first feasible amphibious vehicle.

While the technical hurdles in designing a competent amphibious vehicle are formidable, the real challenge for the U.K.-based Gibbs Technologies is defining a market for a car that exceeds 100 mph on land and 30 mph on water.

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