1994 Airlift Ranger Lady Hawke Hovercraft
Sure, this has a 300 hp turbo diesel that runs the fans that keep it floating across the water, ice, and land, but really, it's a freaking hovercraft. It's all about hitting 60 mph on the water, pitching it into a slide to scare the crap out of your 20 passengers, then breezing back to land at 45 mph. In a word: Awesome. [More pics...]
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