LONDON – With new-age amphibian vehicles the current rage in Europe, Swiss engineering company Rinspeed recently unveiled its own unique spin on amphibian design: The Rinspeed Splash, an open sports car that converts to a hydrofoil watercraft, which skims nearly 2 ft. (60 cm) over the water at 50 mph (80 km/h). Rinspeed Splash The hydrofoil design eliminates the problem of drag in the water from road wheels and body protrusions – the road-going equipment is raised clear of the ...

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