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Fiat Boat-Car by janvansanten Fiat Boat-Car by janvansanten
Fiat 1100 BOAT-CAR CARROZZERIA CORIASCO | 1953

This 'boat on wheels' is definitely not seaworthy. The Turin bodywork manufacturer Coriasco built this striking Fiat 1100-based vehicle in the 1950s to make publicity for a sailing school in Bologna, the Scuola Nautica Scarani. Coriasco applied all sorts of nautical details to the car, such as portholes, lifebuoys and a varnished wooden deck; the mudguards represent the water and waves.

Source: Louwman Automuseum Netherlands
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Barricade9-1-1 Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
huh?!? car+boat= Boatcar? :XD: lol!!!
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Kieth-Wolfe Featured By Owner May 29, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
and if someone just happened to drive it into the water, it would sink, as jeremy clarkson would say, like a church?
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SEwing0109 Featured By Owner May 16, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Would you mind if I used this as a reference for my Attempts series of drawings? I would link back to the original image in my finished drawing.
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TygerStryke Featured By Owner May 7, 2013
The following is SARCASM!!!

*in a haughty British accent*
Sirs, I represent Madame C. C. Bangbang... My client is pressing charges of fraudulent impersonation. We, the firm of Disney, van Dyke and Andrews respectfully request you remove your... vehicle... from production.
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Austin-Comix-Inc Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013  Student Filmographer
Does it handle like a jet ski, or like a barge? ;)
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:iconjanvansanten:
janvansanten Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2013
It does handle like a Italian speedboat
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Austin-Comix-Inc Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2013  Student Filmographer
Tee hee! :D
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The-Car-Gallery Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
The base is a Fiat 1100. The Turin bodywork manufacturer Coriasco built this boat body for the car as an advertisement for a sailing school in Bologna.
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janvansanten Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2012
Thanks for this information. I will apply the original text from the source: Louwman Automuseum Netherlands.
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mikkelmode Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2012  Hobbyist
Is this only cosmetic or will it float? It's so awesome!
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