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They've Designed a Livable Pontoon Boat Inspired by a Volkswagen Bus

•, By Andy Corbley

The models are super-accurately rendered from fiberglass, and mounted to a vide variety of pontoon shapes and sizes to go with your local freshwater source—whether a wide choppy lake or a narrow and silent canal.

Floating Motors by Studio Lazzarini has a lineup which appears to feature an old Mini, what could be an E-type Jag, an American muscle car, one of Bond's Aston Martins (perhaps the DB5), an old Merc, a Lamborghini Countach, and even a great big VW Bus.

Their introductory offering is called La Dolce, and the shape reminds this reporter of a Nissan Figaro that almost ran him over in Galway one time.

They also take custom orders, so if there's a particular cult classic-car you like, they'll take care of the rest.

Currently the company is raising capital, and taking investments with big kickbacks if they manage to get enough to launch.

A $1,000 investment will get you a $5,000 discount from your first order, and $50,000 will get you a 1% stake in the company and a founder's edition La Dolce.

"We strictly respect the original car model proportions and sizes, applying the most modern nautical techniques for the floating hull (catamaran, conventional or foil), and delivering exceptional quality concerning construction materials and applied technology, for the longest durability into harsh condition," the company writes.

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