Building a car that's also a boat is hard, but their numbers are increasing.
One of ten brilliant innovations from our 2015 Invention Awards
And once that's done? A self-flying car
An inside look at the DeltaWing, the boldest--and most polarizing--racecar design in decades
The plan costs $50 million, but it'll be unlike any roller coaster ever built
Would you take these seaplanes and other vehicles out for a ride? We'd take our chances on the marsh buggy, but would probably strap on a life vest (or two) while riding the amphibious bicycle
So far, it's just an idea
A deeper look at polar ice. An electric-car renaissance. The death and rebirth of major scientific experiments. Read on to discover what this year has in store
The fastest, most powerful Bentley ever is serious fun for the big-bucks crowd. It can also burn ethanol, adding just a touch of greenness
Youâ€™re pushing 185 mph. The trees to your left have melted into a green blur, the tachometer needle shakes frenetically as it nears the end of its ascent, and the engine is screaming.
Where's the money for President Bush's bold new vision going to come from?
They look like lawnmowers on steroids, but superkarts can keep pace with million-dollar Ferraris--150 mph on the straights and crazy Gs in the turns. The best value in racing is starting to get respect.
At age 14, he was setting model-airplane records. At 32, he was an international soaring champion. Now, almost 50 years later, his company, AeroVironment, designs the most innovative unmanned aerial vehicles. To Paul MacCready, it's all the same thing.
The inside account of how GM stole the Detroit auto show by hustling its Pontiac Solstice off the sketchpad and onto the stage in record time.
Winged tanks, a torpedo-shaped aerobile, and flying cars designed by the 20th century's most renowned aviation minds
The team at Terrafugia is about to fulfill the fantasy of every driver pilot: a consumer vehicle that can take to the highways and the skies. All they have to do is finish the first one
Popular Science brings 7 visionaries together to predict the trajectory of aviation in its second century.
Forget UFOs. The first circular aircraft could soon hit the market right here on Earth. They won't take you to space, but they might just be worth the long—very long—wait
Vertical takeoff. Hybrid power. Automatic landing. See it in action as it flies and drives.
Because, seriously, what's the hold up?
Just don't try to fly this 1934 contraption before reading all the fine print
It is impractical! And cool! And we would like to fly it.
The winner of the Autonomy Challenge will work with Grant Imahara to make it a reality