Floating DeLorean



Floating DeLorean

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This quirky floating DeLorean "hovercraft" has been around since the beginning of the decade, and we've written about it before, but a new video with hilarious footage was too fun to resist. Clips old and new have been patched together to create a five-plus-minute mixtape, all in hopes of selling the thing to a fan of the infamous automotive brand and Back to the Future franchise. Originally launched as a Kickstarter, the floating DeLorean was built by a San Fransisco gentleman by the name of Matthew Riese. Since he first crafted the vehicle, which is a hand-made lookalike fiberglass and styrofoam shell on top of an original blueprint for a Universal Hovercraft UH-13P, Riese has continually improved upon the design. The 36-inch rear fan that pushes it is linked to a Briggs & Stratton Vanguard commercial engine, while the 24-inch lift fan gets its power from a Briggs & Stratton 875 Series engine. Its six-to-eight-inch vertical lift allows it to skate over any flat surface, and Riese claims it has a top speed of 31 mph on water. ........

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To some, Concorso Italiano is a Monterey Car Week event for only the most obsessive Italian car nuts. While it’s true that each year you may see far too many “garden variety” Italian exotics—think rows and rows of Ferrari 308s and 458s, Alfa Spiders and Lamborghini Gallardos—if you look in the corners and along the […]

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