Car Of The Day: Amphicar Model 770


The Amphicar Mannequin 770 is a novel automotive that may be pushed on each land and water. It was produced from 1961 to 1968, and a complete of three,878 models have been constructed. The automotive was designed by Hans Trippel and manufactured by the Quandt Group in Germany. Its title is a mix of “amphibious” and “automotive”.

The Amphicar 770 makes use of a 4-cylinder British-built Triumph Herald motor mounted on the rear that produces 43hp. The automotive’s prime speeds are 7mph on water and 70mph on land, therefore its automotive’s model quantity, 770.

This 1964 Amphicar Mannequin 770 offered for $143,000 on Convey A Trailer final yr.

In the USA, 3,046 Amphicar 770s have been imported between 1961 and 1967. The automotive was not imported after 1968 as a consequence of US Authorities rules.

As we speak, the Amphicar 770 is very valued and wanted by collectors and may promote for greater than $100,000 at public sale.

Be aware: All images are courtesy of Convey A Trailer


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