BMW-Powered Amphibious ATV

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Gibbs has been working on the concept of high-speed amphibious vehicles for 16 years. They produced a brief run of cars (the Aquada) that had to be aborted because of supplier problems.

The Quadski is the first commercially available, practical amphibian that does both land and water brilliantly.  When the Gibbs is ready for aquatic duty, two servomotors pull in the wheels.

The motors crank the CNC-milled upper-control arm mounts inboard, and the whole suspension pivots swiftly. Transitioning from land to water takes only 5 seconds.

Via: Popular Mechanic 

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