The World's Fastest Amphibious Car

By Meera Dolasia on October 10, 2009

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While the Python Water Car may not look as slick as a Porsche or an Aston Martin - It is capable of doing something way cooler - like zooming in and out of water with amazing ease and at twice the speed of currently available amphibious vehicles.

Built by Southern California based, Water Car Company, the Python sports a powerful 640 horsepower V8 engine of a Chevrolet Corvette, allowing it to reach speeds of up to 100mph on land. Its oomph in the water comes from a 500 horsepower Dominator Jet, that enables it to 'sail' at speeds of up to 60mph.

And there is no special training or equipment required either - All the driver has to do to go from land to water is move the gear into neutral, activate the jet drive and push a button to retract the wheels.  Simply reverse the process when out of the water and the car will cruise with ease on normal roads.

Built with the front-end of a truck and the rear-end of a Corvette, the car is not one of the most graceful-looking vehicles available. However, it is pretty cool for people looking for a high-performance car, both in land and in water.

Priced at around $170,000 USD, the car can be completely 'customized', with thousands of choices available for the exterior and interior color. It can also be fitted with a different engine, depending on the amount of power the customer is looking for. To check our more details go to: www.watercar.com

sources:wired.com/autopia, watercar.com.dailymail.co.uk

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  • cool man8/18/2014
    this car is awsome. I want this car
    • pipes13
      pipes138/1/2014
      i wanted to say Plymouth because its called python
      • pipes137/31/2014
        yayer ;-)
        • pipes137/31/2014
          what is that car called i want to say plymouth
          • johnny175/29/2014
            cooooooooooooooooooooooooooool car
            • Dudidi3/6/2014
              I have it costed 230,000 from extra packages
              • jacksonk
                jacksonk1/30/2014
                cool can i have 1
                • pipes13
                  pipes138/1/2014
                  one python coming up that will be 2,000,000,000
                • fireman10956
                  fireman109561/29/2014
                  cool car man!!!
                  • susie
                    susie1/17/2014
                    cool!!11
                    • Wow wow epic 11/11/2013
                      WHAT THAT IS SOOOOOOOOOOO MY CAR!!!!!!!1

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