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    Video: Watercar Panther looks to wrangle the road and open water
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    Like flies to honey, boutique vehicle builders the world over (but mostly in California and Florida) are drawn to the challenge of building a better amphibious car. A newish entry to the segment, the WaterCar Panther, recently came to our attention via a deliberately wacky promo video making the ...

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    Opinion: Gibbs outlines sales plans for new BMW-powered $40,000 Quadski land and sea ATV [w/video]
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    We've reported on news about Gibbs Sports Amphibians here in the past; the company has spent years developing products that are equally at home on the land and in the water. In fact, in addition to the (relatively) well-known Aquada amphibious car, we've know that Gibbs has been working on this ...

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    Official: Gibbs debuts new pair of water-going amphitrucks
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    "When am I going to get my flying car?" It's one of the more annoying questions we get asked on a regular basis, and the answer is quite simple: Something that's designed to do two things is rarely good at doing either. Particularly when you're talking about motor vehicles. So that flying car ...

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    Video: The aquatic camper we've been waiting for
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    Behold the Sealander; Germany's take on go-anywhere camper. This little vessel is small and light enough to be towed by any modestly-powered CUV and features a fully-configurable interior. Inside, there's space for a four-person table, a kitchenette and a sleeping area, and there's even space ...

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    Video: World's first amphibious ice cream truck burbles up in the Thames
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    If we were implored to rattle off our top ten things in the universe, you can bet your rubber ducky that cars, boats and ice cream would be featured prominently. Thanks to the enterprising spirit of the good folks at Cadbury, we can now make a little more room on our list. The HMS Flake 99 is ...

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    Gibbs Technologies developing an amphibious trike?
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    If you like the Morgan Three Wheeler but have the need to traverse expanses of open water on your daily commute, Gibbs Technologies has just the thing for you. According to Visor Down, Gibbs has secured patents for a new amphibious trike. Gibbs Technologies has made a name for itself producing ...

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    WaterCar Python rocks our Corvette-loving, Ram-driving souls [w/VIDEO]
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    WaterCar Python - Click above for high-res image gallery
    If you thought that the amphibious Fiat we told you about last month would be a hoot, but you longed for more power than that car's 850 cc four-banger could provide, then maybe this is the vehicle for you. Billed as "THE WORLD'S FASTEST, ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: Amphibious Fiat 850 barchetta
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    One-off amphibious 1975 Fiat 850 - Click above for full image gallery
    So you've got this 1975 Fiat 850 spider sitting there and you happen to live in Washington, where boating is almost as popular as coffee. You like your little Italian roadster but you really want a barchetta, something that can ...

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    Sail the (calm) seas in the Amphicoach Amphibious Tourist Bus
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    Amphicoach Amphibious Touring Bus - Click above for a gallery
    Amphibious touring vehicles have been around for a while (the Bay Quackers in San Francisco comes to mind), offering vacationers a unique way to explore both the city and the waterways surrounding it. Amphicoach is taking it to the next ...

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    $85k Gibbs aquatic car could be built in Auburn Hills, MI
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    Gibbs Technologies, makers of vehicles like the Aquada seen above, has managed to snag tax breaks from both the state of Michigan and the city of Auburn Hills to open its world headquarters near Detroit, the U.S. capitol for automakers. While we're sure that Michigan's Oakland County is happy to ...

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    Gibbs Aquada to be built in Michigan?
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    Our colleague Dan already reported that Gibbs Technologies wants to bring its amphibious car, the Aquada, to the U.S. market within the next couple of years. Now one of the domestic auto industry's hometown papers is reporting that Gibbs is looking for a U.S. manufacturing location, and Michigan is ...

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    Gibbs Aquada coming to America
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    Looking a bit like an MX-5 that got tired of land-bound living and returned to the sea, the Gibbs Aquada is nearly the automotive equivalent of a dolphin. It's sleek and fast in the drink, but the little amphibious roadster can still crawl out of the soup and go prowling around on four wheels. Once ...

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    EDAG develops amphibious vehicle for flood rescues
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    Click the image above to view pictures of EDAG's amphibious creation at work Flooding has been a deadly problem since the dawn of civilization, and boats have traditionally been used as the main mode of transportation for rescue. The only problem is, flooded areas often have areas of shallow water ...

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    No tanks necessary: Russian luxury personnel carrier
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    Is the armored Mercedes-Benz S600 Guard not enough? How about a luxury tank? This amphibious Russian combat reconnaissance/patrol vehicle was purchased by a Russian oligarch and retrofitted with a host of luxury equipment including a full leather interior with wood trim, plus night-vision, hi-fi ...

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