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Alvis Stalwart- 1962

Alvis Stalwart- 1962

The Stalwart was designed in 1959 and put in action in the mid-1960s. It is a reliable workhorse that was designed to cross rough English countryside terrain at a maximum 40 mph or traverse a water obstacle at around 6 knots. s

  • Country of Origin: Great Britain
  • Alvis Limited
Amphicar- 1964

Amphicar- 1964

This amphibious car was designed by Hans Trippel. It has a unibody steel two-door cabriolet body with electrically-welded joints and is powered by an 1147cc triumph herald engine mounted at the rear and driving the rear wheels. Two propellers are activated for propulsion when the car is in the water. 

Autocanoe- 2005

Autocanoe- 2005

Inspired by watching events such as the Port Townsend (WA) Kinetic Sculpture Race, it occurred to local tinkerer and inventor John Montgomery how simple it would be to run a live axle through the middle of a canoe and use an inverted bicycle frame to drive it.

Avid Catalina

Avid Catalina

Avid Aircraft was an American company that built and sold homebuilt kit airplanes. The company was started in 1983 by Dean Wilson, and was initially based in Idaho, moving to Montana in 1998. 

Chevrolet Corphibian- 1961

Chevrolet Corphibian- 1961

In 1961, Chevrolet introduced the Corvair 95 Greenbriar van and Rampside pickup. One Corvair that largely went unnoticed was the Corphibian prototype.

Citroën 2CV Amphibious- 1977

Citroën 2CV Amphibious- 1977

This car started as a stock Citroën 2CV. As the 2CV was found to be affordable and easy to maintain, it was an ideal car for enthusiasts to create from.

  • Country of Origin: France
  • Andrè Citroën, Ingénieur-Constructeur
Croco- 1983

Croco- 1983

The Croco was designed for extreme off-road situations. It articulates in the middle, it is amphibious, and it can climb and descend almost any hill you are willing to try. 

  • Country of Origin: Switzerland
  • TAG Group SA
Hobbycar B612 (amphibious)-1994

Hobbycar B612 (amphibious)-1994

This unusual Hobbycar B612 amphibian was introduced to the world at the 1992 Paris Motor Show. It is a mid-engined, jet-drive, forward-control four-seater, designed to be offered as seen, or with an optional four-door rigid top, or as a pick-up. Steering on dry land is conventional, by the steering wheel, while in the water, control is by joystick.

LARC-LX- 1959

LARC-LX- 1959

An example of the U.S. military’s largest amphibious craft, the LARC-LX (lighter, amphibious, resupply, cargo) came in three sizes, ranging in size from 5 ton (LARC v) to the LX, capable of transporting 60 tons from ocean to inland, across heavy seas and up inclines as steep as 60 degrees. 

  • Country of Origin: United States
  • Several different shipyards for the U.S. Army
LuAZ 967M- 1987

LuAZ 967M- 1987

The Luaz (“Lutskiy Automobilny Zavod”) was founded in 1967 in Ukraine. It is an automotive factory with the specific task of producing small-displacement jeeps. The main model produced by Luaz was the “969-m.”

  • Country of Origin: U.S.S.R.
  • LuAZ