The parts needed were purchased from Gordon’s Imports, Inc. in California.

knows ! Although the car looks small, it weighed in around 2,300 pounds. there is about 14 inches of freeboard but if the windows are wound

At the Geneva Motor Show in 1958, Triple showed a small amphibious vehicle. of these, the Amphicar Corporation was a separate company that was

Despite this fact, a large majority of Amphicars has sold for prices close to $100,000. Our search technology instantly finds Amphicar for sale from our database of thousands of luxury and exotic cars.

The doors locked shut for water travel. Who you have a nice cutaway picture ? About Originally designed by Hanns Trippel, these amphibious cars hit the US market from 1961 to 1967.

Amphicar was manufactured in Germany (Berlin and Lubeck) from 1961 to 1967.

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It was deemed better in the water, reaching a speed of 10 mph. There have been many attempts to create such machines.

1966 Amphicar Amphibious Car - 770 "the captain”.

The Steering Wheel is black, all amphicar steering

Gordon Imports is the largest Amphicar parts warehouse, period. On the water, driving without a rudder was carried out by turning the front wheels. The car presents itself very well and should perhaps have a basic survey to be water ready. performance engine can reach 90mph on land.

The Amphicar was manufactured in West Germany and first made an appearance in America at the 1961 New York Auto Show. As These dual-purpose cars made it easy to enjoy a nice car ride or a boat road. No, The Amphicar 770 (770 represents 7 miles on water, 70 miles an hour on land) first surfaced at the 1959 German Auto Show and a couple years later entered America in 1961. JamesEdition makes it easy to find Amphicar cars you're looking for, we feature Amphicar for sale by dealerships around the world. The Amphicar that sold for $123,200 was the only one to sell for more than $100,000.

be RHD. I have a short attention span and that is too much to read, do What do all those buttons do on the dash ? The demise of the Amphicar was its high sticker price and poor marketing. Triple offered his unusual car to Americans, so most of the 3,000 copies sold finished to exist in America.

controls the propellers, forwards or backwards. good old mild steel, although much thicker than on a car and much Amphicar car was equipped with the engine located at the rear of the model Triumph Herald, with drive to the rear wheels when driving on the road. between 1961 and 1967. marketing was all wrong, in fact Amphicar didn't employ marketing available from one supplier for a few years in the early 1980s.

The All the car’s mechanics were checked, repaired, or rebuilt as needed. More

with some other German manufacturers such as Borgward, Mercedes and

better assembled with continuous welds and lead filling around the In order to work on land and in water, the engine drove the rear wheels on land and two propellers when the car was in the water.

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AMPHICAR BACKGROUNDER. This car came from Upper New York a number of years ago and was purchased by the present owner as a project that had been started. so is US rather than Canadian or European spec.

love with it and kept it after filming but that's never been Shopping Cart. rubber strips that work like the seal on a refrigerator.

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Just under 4000 were produced, most went to USA (at least 3700), There are maybe 500 still in regular use, with are 7 in the UK and about 80 in the rest of Europe. By continuing to visit this site you agree to our use of cookies.