The Amphicar 770 a vehicle that travels on land and water.

Production of the Amphicar 770 the world’s first commercial amphibious car began in West Germany in 1961.

The car was designed by Hans Trippel. Powered by two propellers, it cruises through the water at 6.5 knots or 12 km/h. 3,878 units were built.

An RTÉ News report broadcast on 24 August 1968.

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Amphibious Car