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Origin of documents: from an original Amphicar Dealership in New Jersey.This was the original US Distributor (Ranchero Motors, Inc) of Amphicars. There were 2 locations....North Hollywood, CA, and Carlstadt, NJ. The actual headquarters was in Carlstadt, NJ, 


Amphicar mailing fold out brochure. Measures about 5 inches by 6 inches when closed and about 20 inches by 6 inches when fully open.

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President Linden Johnson


Quick Facts about Amphicar:
  • Built in Germany from 1961 to 1968
  • Total production was 3,878 vehicles (3,046 Amphicars were
    imported into the United States between 1961 and 1967)
  • The rear-mounted engine is a 4 cylinder British-built Triumph
    Herald producing 43hp
  • The Amphicar's electrical system is a Lucas 12 volt positive
    ground system with certain items, such as the horn, lighting and switches, made by Hella and Bosch
  • All Amphicar are convertibles and the civilian models were
    originally offered in only 4 colors: Beach White, Regatta Red, Lagoon Blue and Fjord Green (Aqua)
  • Selling price ranged from $2,800 to $3,300 There are an estimated 600 Amphicar left in existence

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