Amphicar

Docked 20 Years: 1964 Amphicar 770 Boat Car

How many of you remember the Amphicar from the 1960s? It was a quirky little machine that was part car and part boat. Fewer than 4,000 were made in a five-year period, so they don’t turn up for sale… more»

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Hot Wheels Inspiration: Amphicar 770 Custom

The owner of this customized Amphicar 770 claims that it is a vehicle that may have served as the inspiration for a Hot Wheels diecast model that appeared on toy shop shelves a few years ago. Whether this is… more»

Sinking Feeling: 1964 Amphicar 770

The Amphicar is one of those vehicles that leaves me torn. I love anything with wheels, but I’m terrified of boats. This particular Amphicar reinforces my belief that I should be keeping my feet firmly on dry land because,… more»

A Different Off-Roader: 1964 Amphicar 770

For any manufacturer to take on the concept of an amphibious vehicle could best be described as a brave decision. Automotive history is littered with examples, and some of these vehicles have been more successful than others. Some unkind… more»

Museum Car: 1967 Amphicar 770

Despite being equipped for water use, this 1967 Amphicar is severely land-locked in a auto museum somewhere in Orlando, Florida. Looking like a nice specimen that’s ready for open water, the Amphicar is commanding strong bids at the moment… more»

Saved from Scrapyard: 1964 Amphicar

It’s incredible how frequently we see collector cars, or at least really desirable parts vehicles for collector cars, turn up at auctions with no reason given as to its abandonment by a previous owner. That’s the case of this 1964… more»

Shipwrecked: 1967 Amphicar Project

Wow – for an Amphicar that was supposedly never submerged, this one looks like it found other ways to end up as a rusty hulk. The listing on eBay is short on details, other than stating that this Amphicar… more»

Float Your Boat: 1964 Amphicar 770

When it comes to the world of classic cars there are some cars that have a very broad appeal, and there are cars that really cater for a more specific taste. This 1964 Amphicar probably fits into the latter… more»

Barn Finds At Lucky Auctions’ Fall Classic!

Where has the summer gone? Fall is almost here and while that’s a bit of a bummer, at least it means cool evenings for cruising around in a classic! It also means it’s time for Lucky Auctions annual Fall… more»

Docked For 10 Years: 1967 Amphicar 770

It’s a car! It’s a boat! Actually, this 1967 Amphicar 770 isn’t a particularly great one of either of those, but the mere fact that you can drive into a lake or pond and then motor away (albeit slowly) is… more»

Fish Out Of Water: Amphicar 770

Incredibly iconic and very well known for its unique styling and abilities, the Amphicar is the small water going classic you just can’t help but appreciate. Often difficult to find in any condition, this Canadian found project seems rather… more»

Splash! Amazing Survivor 1964 Amphicar 770

Jeff recently wrote about a cool little Amphicar which you can read about here. Well, here’s another “Fjord Green” Amphicar and ain’t she a beauty? Well, no, how could an Amphicar be beautiful? It’s called the model “770” because it… more»

Underwater Since ’85: Sunk Amphicar Rescue

When researching some background data on the recent Amphicar we featured, I came across this excellent story about an Amphicar that sank in a lake in western Massachusetts and was left sitting there until the early 2000s – when… more»

Boating Season Awaits: 1966 Amphicar 770

The Amphicar 770 is an example of a classic that seemingly began rising in value overnight, and certainly the case of a car you could have bought cheaply – if you got in before the jump in prices. Now,… more»

Superficial Rust Only: 1964 Amphicar Project

There’s just over two hours left on this barn find Amphicar, located in Ontario. These are normally complete rust buckets when discovered, but this one looks quite tidy and is said to have superficial rust only. It has been… more»

Waterlogged: 1967 Amphicar 770

Back in February, Josh showed us an Amphicar that looked like the Rock of Gibraltar compared to this one. This 1967 Amphicar is in Chester, New Hampshire and is currently listed on eBay with, believe it or not, two… more»