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Some dude in China named Wang Hongjun claims to have developed an amphibious car. And, being the enterprising emerging market entrepeneur he is, is going on a road show to drum up investments for his creation.

Somebody Needs To Upgrade Their Garmin

Somebody Needs To Upgrade Their Garmin

After driving it to Beijing to find investors, he told the Beijing Times: “I’m looking for auto producers who are interested in my creation, since I don’t want to keep it to myself.”

Wang says he often drives his creation to the lake in his hometown to fish, and claims he has even taken his son for a 10-mile drive out to sea.

The yellow sportscar can be sealed to make it waterproof by remote control. A column-shaped thruster and two propellers are installed in the car’s boot.

Wang said his car can float and drive in the water, but he refused to divulge exactly how it works.

Aha! Therein lies the problem. The irony of a Chinese guy looking to protect a prototype’s secrets and fight off pirating is delicious.