• Jun 24, 2013
Gibbs Quadski: TRANSLOGIC 132
The Gibbs Quadski goes where no personal off-road vehicle has gone before: the water. With the push of a button, the Quadski can transform from a land-loving ATV to a water-going jet ski. And with a reported top speed of 45 miles per hour on both land and sea, the amphibious Quadski is sure to provide thrills on either surface.



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      • 3 Days Ago
      Plus it is not really a good quad or a good jet ski. The ground clearance sucks and the mobility on water is no where near that of a jet ski. I'd give it a "F" in both modes.
      • 3 Days Ago
      it would make a great aid to life gaurds on duty. Phil R
      dal
      • 3 Days Ago
      When I was a kid we had a six wheeler that went from land to water merely by driving into water. the center wheels which steered and propeled it on land did the same in the water, mind you it did not go that fast on water but it got us to the duck blinds quite well. This was back in the early 70's so no this new quadski thing is not the first atv to go into water. Oh yeh it only cost $800.00 back then.
      WESLEY
      • 3 Days Ago
      For $40.000 it better do what my ATV will not do. That is like saying- A bird can do something a man cannot do- Besides fly, " Whistle through his pecker". .
      • 3 Days Ago
      how is this news it's been on you tube for 5 or 6 years
      • 3 Days Ago
      Best getaway car in the history of bank robbing.
      ycplum
      • 3 Days Ago
      If they give that thing a quieter running gear (possibly with a hybrid engine and a battery only mode), I can see teh SEALs having it in their inventory. Insertion by submarine and Quadski. Running on gas (or deisel) till they are near their target. Switch to battery power. Quietly exfiltrate on battery power or combustion if speed is more critical and then into the water back to the sub. It gives the SEALs a much better chance to escape before the security perimeter solidifies, especially since they can go off-road at speed..
        moeelmore
        • 3 Days Ago
        @ycplum
        That sucker would need a hell of a lot more payload and capabilities for much use in special or conventional units. I can see very limited roles plus the problem of a logistics and maintenance capability. Maybe fun for R&R but not much use for anyone but a person with too much money!
      goodgrief61945
      • 3 Days Ago
      There's been a ATV that could go into the water for years. It couldn't do 45 mph, but it got you to the other side of the pond.
      baldinia
      • 3 Days Ago
      BFD! I can walk, run, & swim w/o using any gasoline or oil changes. I can even climb a tree or a rock face. I saved over $40,000, and didn't interfere with local wildlife. Dumb rednecks!
      jigokurei
      • 3 Days Ago
      First thought that came to mind was the potential use for ths quad with lifeguards along the beaches.
      • 3 Days Ago
      No one is saying our govt (which is in debt) is supposed to buy these. If you can afford a toy and want it, why not? If it neither picks my pocket or breaks my leg, why should I have any concern?
      Fred
      • 3 Days Ago
      I was just involved with the export of 2 of these for a value of 43K. Neat for sure....but expensive!!!
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