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  1. Volkswagen News Blog
    Do you ever drive to a body of water and lament the fact that your boring land car has to stop? Good news! You can now keep right on driving thanks to this 1942 KDF Schwimmwagen. The Schwimmwagen was World War II Germany’s amphibious vehicle. Based on the Type 1 platform, this four-wheel-drive...
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    Military vehicles are undeniably cool.  Built specifically to serve a singular purpose, these vehicles offer a stripped down look at the technologies and mindsets of the time period in which they were manufactured.  While we can't get behind the side this vehicle was utilized by, it remains an...
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    Designed by Erwin Komenda, the same man who designed the Porsche 356 and 550 Spyder, the Volkswagen Schwimmwagen could be considered one of the coolest military vehicles of the 20th century.  The Schwimmwagen (which translates to 'swimming car') was powered by a 1131cc four-cylinder motor with...
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