The world is filled with millions and
millions of different vehicles which are used to transport people
and cargo to far away locations - through all types of climates
and over varying terrain.
However most vehicles are actually quite similar. Most cars
have four wheels, most boats have a pointy end and a blunt end,
and most aircraft don't work well as cars. However there are
a few oddities in the world of vehicles which try to bend the
Listed here are ten of the most ingenious and oddball concept
and production vehicles ever devised.
At first glance the Covini C6W almost looks like a photoshopped
Ferrari with a couple of extra wheels thrown in. It's not. It
really is as crazy as it looks.
Despite the unusual layout the manufacturer actually claims
that the six wheels offer a number of benefits over the usual
The NASA AD-1 has got to be one of the craziest looking aircraft
ever to be produced. In most aircraft, if the wing swung round
to a 60 degree angle across the body, you'd be in big trouble.
However the AD-1 used this swiveling wing feature to its advantage.
The NASA AD-1 was retired after 3 years and 79 flights in 1982.
The WAM-V Proteus is a strange looking vessel which looks like
some sort of giant water-walking spider. But it is in fact a
Wave Adaptive Modular Vessel (WAM-V).
Unlike conventional boats which force the water to conform to
their hull shape, the Proteus adjusts to the shape of the sea.
This means that the passengers are subjected to much less up-and-down
movement caused by wave motion.