Flashback: Auto Top Turned Motor Boat

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on June 12th, 2013

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We’ve seen a lot of bizarre convertible tops, but this one definitely takes the cake. As featured in an October 1921 issue of Popular Science magazine, an innovative Kansas man custom engineered the roof of his automobile-camper to double as a six-passenger motor boat.

Gives an entirely new meaning to going for a cruise, doesn’t it?

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[via Modern Mechanix]

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One Response

  1. Geoff says:

    This is kinda genius. I especially like that this was, as I read it, all one guy’s idea for his own vehicle.

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