Translogic Checks Out Rinspeed's Concept Cars (Video)
Feb 29, 2012 18:41
Translogic continues its tour of Europe with a trip to Switzerland's Rinspeed. Host Bradley Hasemeyer got a full demonstration of a few of the vehicles and one of them included the sQuba submarine car. Is this for real? Yes it is. The car is based on a more modern Lotus and it can operate as either car, boat or hovercraft. The X-Trem is oddly styled and it can load and unload a hovercraft from its truck bed. Wild concept cars do sound great. The company has been pioneering in alternative fuel vehicles, much like its R One, which is a biofuel powered roadster.
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