This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Great Geek Gifts in the Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob

Nikko VaporizR Amphibious R/C Car Goes from Land to Water and Back Again

by Paul Strauss

R/C cars can be fun, but if you accidentally crash yours into the swimming pool, it’s probably a goner. Not so with this one, which can not only run on dry land, but can drive in water or snow.


The Nikko VaporizR may look like an ordinary R/C car, but it’s got special wheels which help it float on water, and move along the surface sort of like an old paddleboat. You can even steer it once it’s in the water, though I can’t imagine that it’s the most precise watercraft. It’s also sealed to protect the electronics from water, of course.

It’s powered by a pair of motors, giving it true 4 wheel-drive traction when on land too. Top speed for the VaporizR is about 9 mph on land, but from the looks of the video clips, it definitely slows down on water.

Overall, it looks like a sturdy little ride, and fun to drive on any terrain. If you’d like one, you can find the Nikko VaporizR over at I Want One of Those for £39.99 (~$63 USD).

Comments are closed for posts older than 90 days.

Comments (1):

  1. Ricardo Palma says:

    hello. I want to buy a nikko vaporizr united state, could please tell me where to look


More from Awesomer Media...

theawesomer logo
Office Christmas Party (Trailer) Tom Thum: Ratchet Face Cloudcover Bags Glowing Scorpions 95octane logo
Smart fortwo Rewinds Time with Landau Roof Option SYNC 3 finds a Home in All the 2017 Fords Lamborghini CEO Says V12 Will Soldier on Mazda Eyes Carbon Fiber for Next MX-5 mightymega logo
Concept Trailer for Gene Roddenberry Biopic “The Pilot” Wonder Woman Gets Trailer, Looks Awesome DC Collectibles Batman: The Animated Series Batman Expression Pack Star Trek Beyond Blu-ray to Come with USS Franklin Model