1965 AMPHICAR 770 This 1965 Amphicar 770 is a beautifully restored example of the iconic amphibious vehicle that the public could drive to, and into the lake on a gorgeous summer day. Is it a boat or is it a car? It's both, it's an Amphicar! Back in the late 50s, the idea of amphibious vehicles was not particularly novel, especially in the worlds of military and scientific applications. However, the idea of an amphibious motor vehicle for personal use was practically unheard of until a group of West German scient
1968 AMPHICAR 770 The Amphicar 770 is the ultimate vehicle for those who can't decide whether they want to go for a drive or take a swim. It's the perfect car for when you're stuck in traffic and suddenly feel the urge to take a shortcut through the nearest lake.
With a top speed of 7 knots in the water, you'll be the envy of all the ducks and swans as you glide past them. And don't worry about getting wet - the Amphicar is so watertight, you could probably take it to the bottom of the ocean and still stay dr
1964 AMPHICAR MODEL 770 1964 Amphicar Model 770
The Amphicar Model 770 was developed by German designer Hans Tippel who had been working on an amphibious vehicle since 1932 including the WW2 Volkswagen Schwimmerwagen. The Amphicar first surfaced at the 1959 German Auto Show, then came ashore on April 1st, 1961 at the New York Auto Show.
1 if by land and 2 if by sea, this nifty 1960's tidbit of history fares well on land and at sea. We dared not take it into water though for fear it may have even the slightest o