Amphibious car making its way up the Thames, London, 6 June 1965.
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'Mr Ian Metcalfe's car (cost £1075) was made in West Berlin and has a 1200cc Triumph Herald engine. He has taken it not only along rivers but also out to sea. This weekend he is planning - weather permitting - to cross the Channel to Dunkirk. His car does 10 mph on the water.'