Leslie Kasperowicz holds a BA in Social Sciences from the University of Winnipeg. She spent several years as a Farmers Insurance CSR, gaining a solid understanding of insurance products including home, life, auto, and commercial and working directly with insurance customers to understand their needs. She has since used that knowledge in her more than ten years as a writer, largely in the insuranc...

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We’ve all dreamed of driving our very own “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang,” but that thought has always been a fantasy. How could cars really fly and drive through water?

As the video below shows, driving in water is possible (sorry, no flying cars yet).


The history of amphibious vehicles is an interesting one. Various sketches and proposals for amphibious vehicles, even including a horse-drawn carriage, date back to the 1700’s. During the tumultuous times of World War II, countries raced to create new technology to put them a step ahead of their enemies. One of the foremost technologies was the amphibious car.

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