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The 4x4 Amphicruiser

Yeah, this SUV can handle the water.

The amphibious Toyota Land Cruiser     Photo: Courtesy of Amphicruiser

Yes, you read that right. The Amphicruiser is an amphibious 4x4 car (boat?) that takes your from land to water with the push of a button.

Developed in the Netherlands by Dutch Amphibious Transport, the Amphicruiser is built around a 4.2-liter Toyota Land Cruiser engine. On land, you get a solid four-wheel-drive SUV. By water, you get a jet-propelled boat that motors along at a top speed of 8 mph.

The doors come with inflatable seals to prevent leaks, and the machine uses the same controls to drive on the road as on the water.

$180,00 for two-wheel drive, $250,000 for four-wheel drive, amphicruiser.com

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