The all-terrain vehicle, which has a top speed of 100kph (62mph) and works like a hovercraft, can move seamlessly between different surfaces.

Designer Yuhan Zhang created the Volkswagen Aqua for a competition sponsored by the German car manufacturer.

He gave it four fans and airbags to make it hover, a large front window and two motors powered by a hydrogen fuel cell with zero carbon emissions.

The 21-year-old mechanical design graduate, from China, said: ‘There is no better form of transport than an air cushion vehicle because it travels equally well over land, ice, and water.’

Originally posted by Angela Shupe on June 14, 2011 in Ideas.


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