Here’s an interesting look at WaterCar Panther, currently the world’s fastest amphibious car. It’s powered by a Honda-sourced 3.7-liter V6 engine that produces 305hp. Whether it be pulling water skiers or wakeboarders across water or driving around in sand dunes, the Panther can handle the job. Continue reading for a video, more pictures, and additional information.
Enough tech specs – how does the Panther perform? On the road the Panther is capable of a maximum speed somewhere north of 80 mph (128 km/h). Acceleration times are not yet available, but with 305 hp (232 kW) driving a car weighing just under 3,000 lb (1,340 kg), it is reasonable to expect snappy, if not extreme, acceleration. The VTEC engine has a compression ratio of 11.1:1, and requires 91-octane premium gasoline to avoid detonation.