When Evo magazine's founder and Editorial Director Harry Metcalfe says a machine is "the most amazing vehicle you've ever seen," you know you're in for a treat. After all, Metcalfe has been at the head of the British magazine since its first issue in 1998 and has owned or driven nearly every vehicle you can imagine.

The amazing machine that's netted such admiration from Metcalfe? The Scamander, a truly all-terrain vehicle designed and built by Peter Wheeler, the man who owned British boutique automaker TVR for 23 years. With its 300-horsepower V6 engine, the Scamander is reportedly capable of hitting 60 miles per hour in about eight seconds and can hit a top speed of 120 mph.

On land, that is...

You see, there's also a impeller out back, meaning this crazy floating contraption can also take to the water. Sadly, Wheeler died before seeing this project to completion, but his wife and a team of engineers made sure that the Scamander finally saw the light of day in fully finished form. Scroll down below to see Metcalfe take the Scamander over land and sea.


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      朴智仁
      • 2 Years Ago
      The toybota now has a worthy companion in the market!
      Nick Allain
      • 2 Years Ago
      Such a neat vehicle.
      Thunderbuck
      • 2 Years Ago
      That is the most magnificently original motor vehicle I've seen in decades. Somebody needs to get this into production. I'd take this over a Lamborghini. And I love Lamborghinis.
      Big Squid
      • 2 Years Ago
      Way more interesting than a blinged-out Camaro rolling on 32's or a Lexus with a Sawzall open-top conversion.
      • 2 Years Ago
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        mbukukanyau
        • 2 Years Ago
        I know!! The British built their empire by avoiding the water
        jonnybimmer
        • 2 Years Ago
        Right, not like there's a certain automaker from Britain that's renowned for building capable vehicles known for crossing over vast amounts of rugged terrain for over half a century. So where would you prefer your all-terrain engineering be from Mr. Enzo, Italy?
          - v o c t u s -
          • 2 Years Ago
          @jonnybimmer
          Yep. Land Rovers. The most reliable vehicles on the road by far....
        k_m94
        • 2 Years Ago
        JohnEnzo doesnt approve of something, voices dissatisfaction sourly. STOP THE PRESS! We gotta **** to give about this! All hail mighty JohnEnzo!
        Mr.Roadrage
        • 2 Years Ago
        Yeah, you're right. England has never been able to build a proper boat. Brilliant.
      jj360
      • 2 Years Ago
      What's the loud whining noise in the background? Other than that, love it.
        Benny90
        • 2 Years Ago
        @jj360
        He said its the cooling fans for the engine, since it is in a tight compartment. I'm sure they'll be able to make them quieter based on the fact that they built such an amazing machine in the first place. Seriously cool!
        jj360
        • 2 Years Ago
        @jj360
        Oh, "coming from the prop". Perhaps it could go neutral when not in the water?
      Jack
      • 2 Years Ago
      What is your definition of an RV? I was expecting a place to sleep in this thing :P
      space
      • 2 Years Ago
      it's beautiful
      Anthony
      • 2 Years Ago
      when the apocolypse comes........i want one
      Eric
      • 2 Years Ago
      ehh it doesn't fly
      • 2 Years Ago
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