amphibious vehicle

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amphibious vehicle

A wheeled or tracked vehicle capable of operating on both land and water. See also landing craft.
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Noun1.amphibious vehicle - a flat-bottomed motor vehicle that can travel on land or wateramphibious vehicle - a flat-bottomed motor vehicle that can travel on land or water
automotive vehicle, motor vehicle - a self-propelled wheeled vehicle that does not run on rails
marsh buggy, swamp buggy - an amphibious vehicle typically having four-wheel drive and a raised body
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Fifteen US Marines were injured, five of them critically after their attacking amphibious car ignited during a training, the France press reported, quoted by Focus.
Unused for 15 years, it is reminiscent of the amphibious car used in The Spy Who Loved Me but Bond's car was a Lotus Esprit S1.
The amphibious car can be taken anywhere and can do the same job.
The Python is the fastest amphibious car in the world, and can bow-wave to sixty on the water in just 4.
Above, a driver crossing the Mersey in his amphibious car just ahead of the Parade of Sail, by Cassini; left, The Emperor and the Tiger being acted out at Liverpool's Newsham Park, as part of the city's Culture Year, by greybeats; right, View from Liverpool Cathedral, by Peterphotographic
Radshape makes the chassis for the Morgan Aero 8, previously manufactured the chassis for the Gibbs Aquada amphibious car and has just won an order to make the chassis and fuel tank for the new Marcos TSO.
Spokesman Steve McPherson, says: "Richard Branson recently broke the cross-Channel speed record in an amphibious car, and it is not totally impossible that one day a car will fly.
The Aquada is the first high-speed amphibious car and it is capable of more than 100mph on land and 30mph on water.
Decoy duck AFTER car tracks were spotted leading into a canal, police and divers in Erlangen, Germany began a search until a passer-by told them a local had just bought an amphibious car and had been driving his 'duck' on the canal.
Jenkins said the company plans to introduce a sporty three-passenger, high-speed amphibious car and an all-terrain high-speed amphibian (HSA) within the next 18 months.
Washington, January 19 ( ANI ): A new vehicle has been developed which has been rated as the fastest amphibious car in the world.
The Gadget Show star went one better than James Bond by testing an amphibious car that turns into a hovercraft.

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