By Cory Doctorow at 9:21 pm Mon, Sep 7, 2009
A reader writes, "Aeronautic machinists Adam Turnbull and Dan Melling converted their Toyota van - called 'Roofliss' - into an amphibious vessel. Yesterday they drove it across Cook Strait (between the North and South Islands of New Zealand)"
Men drive van across Cook Strait
pah! ye call that amphibious?
srsly though, good job!
… and is now for sale, see
NZs eBay for details and more photos.
The Wild Thornberrys did it better.
It’s now for sale…
Its a tough beast, the Townace.
Top Gear did it! They were less successful, but more hilarious: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KzxuEOxYSLE .. well they did manage to cross the English Channel, so successful they were too? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WTVPPTV-bQM&feature=related
Coming soon to a dealership near you:
A yorkshire farmer crossed the Bering Straits, Siberia to Alaska, by Land-Rover, completed 8th August 2008,
It’s the Chariot from Lost In Space. Remember the scenes of it crossing the sea? I could hear this music in my head the moment the video started…
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