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It's time again to test out your automotive intellectual fortitude by figuring out what car this is before you click through. Sure, you'll say you got it right in the comments, but only you'll know the truth.


It's a bay that lives in bays! This meager mill belongs to none other than the iconic and well-loved, if not commercially successful Amphicar. Produced from 1961 through 1965, though sold and titled through 1968, the Amphicar used a 43 HP, 1.1 liter Triumph four-cylinder engine. The mill was in charge of both on-road and in-water motivation and power was swapped between the transmission and twin prop shafts via a transfer case of sorts. At sea, it manages a near-wake speed of 7 knots and on land it'll rocket to 60 MPH in only 43 seconds, with a top speed of 70 MPH. A grand total of only 3,878 were ever produced with about a quarter surviving today.

Photo source: DrummerDonnies

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