X

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
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
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
Advertisement

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.

nikko_vaporizr_amphibious_r_c_car

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).

Deals in The Technabob Shop



More from Awesomer Media...

Shimmer Lake (Trailer)

Shimmer Lake (Trailer)

Torsken Kommer II

Torsken Kommer II

FIAT Outs Refreshed 500L for 2018

FIAT Outs Refreshed 500L for 2018

2018 Volkswagen up! GTI Is a Cute Little Brute

2018 Volkswagen up! GTI Is a Cute Little Brute

X-Men Series The Gifted Gets First Full Trailer

X-Men Series The Gifted Gets First Full Trailer

Final Trailer for Luc Besson’s Valerian

Final Trailer for Luc Besson’s Valerian

Advertisement