Indian inventor makes car that can also be used as a boat

28Nov07

An inventor in the Indian state of Kerala has come out with a car that can travel on land and on water, much like the Aquada, a car that costs around $150,000. 26 year old Vinod, a gizmo nut and a mechanic by profession modified a Maruti 800 (India’s best selling car) and fitted the rear of the car with a Yamaha boat motor. Vinod went through numerous financial difficulties before he could complete his dream project. He plans to start production of the car and sell it for Rs 850,000 (approximately $20,000).

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Picture and information via CNN-IBN.

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9 Responses to “Indian inventor makes car that can also be used as a boat”

  1. 1 RAGHU.D

    Hi!
    This is RAGHU.D doing my THIRD YEAR MECHANICAL ENGINEERING I am proud of that guy for his invention ! myself along with my collegs designed and fabricated a car named ZEST for physically challenged people and we also developed the concept for its next version.I m interested in inventions I make creative things from junk and ZEST CAR id one of it.

    GOVERNMENT SHOULD FOCUS ON YOUNG INVENTORS FOR CONERTING THEIR IDEAS INTO FINISHED PRODUCTS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF OUR NATION!!!

  2. 2 Andy

    Rightly said Raghu.

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