The Opposite of "Soccer-Mom Minivans"!
Sometimes simply getting from point A to point B is not really the point. Some people want to do it in style and with a certain panache, some want to set their vehicles as far apart from the norm as possible (without crossing into the ridiculous). A few of the vehicles depicted here are made only for show, but some appear roadworthy and even...groundbreaking?
Let's start with -
Mini-Cooper Limo with a Pool!!
(Source: Strange Vehicles)
"New Yorker Rick Dobbertin built the amphibious Surface Orbiter out of a milk truck in order to cross the world via land and sea. It took him 4 years, $175,000 and 14,000 man hours to complete."
(via Dobbertin Hydrocar)
Dave Major's Aerocar 2 (Propellor Car):
ZZR Made for the 60's movie classic "Out of Site" movie by the Barris company:
(image credit: Barris)
The famous Pacman Car:
Cool photos of a similar bus / RV - here
(Source: Harrod Blank, via)
Citroen DS in the movie "Fantomas":
another steering wheel variation:
This page documents various two-wheeled oddities
(via Weird Daily)
(image credit: Kohler AG)
Still, they are not as weird as this futuristic car from 1918:
"Davis Motor Corp." car from 1948:
Stout Carab, 1936:
Is this for real?
Beer-table bike for the Harley Davidson Convention Members:
(created by Eric Staller)
BRP EMBRIO Concept (read more here):
More creative means of transportation:
Finally, perhaps the strangest - Ski-lift Bus!
(used on Mt. Hood, Oregon between Government Camp and Timberline Lodge)
(image credit: VintagePhoto)
Send us the photos of strange vehicles you spotted around the world, and we will continue making next parts with your submissions. Good Hunting!