I bet you didn't see this at the Detroit Auto Show....

No, this car isn't sinking, in fact it's China's newest invention, dubbed by its inventor the

No, this car isn’t sinking, in fact it’s China’s newest invention, dubbed by its inventor the “water speed car” In what at first glance (last glance? every glance?) seems to be a bit of wacky news straight from popular Chinese website Sina.com. Former farmer, turned car mechanic, turned inventor Wang Hongjun has come up with a “water-land dual-use vehicle.” Wang’s motivation? A bit of good old Chinese nationalism, it appears.

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