Not much has changed in the amphibious aircraft space since the 1950s, apparently, which is why John A. Meekins and engineer Bill Husa have teamed up to create Privateer—the first major amphibious aircraft redesign in the last 60 years.
This is the sQuba, a concept—but very real—car devised by James Bond fanatic Frank Rinderknecht who, when he's not channeling the spirit of 007's gadget mentor Q, designs classic concept cars for a living. The amphibious two-seater has been made from a Lotus Elise, with three electric motors replacing the petrol…
What's this? A floating Ferrari? Well, not exactly, but the Hydra Spyder by Cool Amphibious Manufacturers International (CAMI) has a 400hp Corvette engine inside that can pull a water skier and seat four people while going very, very fast.