Mercedes-Benz’ Future Truck 2025 is the world’s first autonomous truck, capable of driving up to 50mph on its own. Daimler believes that the truck is ready for commercial use; it’s just waiting for autonomous vehicles to be legalized.
The Shaman has eight custom-made low pressure tires. It can be driven in 4×4, 8×8 and a steering mode that enables it to move diagonally. An optional pump can inflate or deflate the tires to further improve handling on different terrain.
Originally used as an aircraft tug on German military airports, this 1976 Mercedes-Benz Unimog 406 4×4 was last used as a hunting vehicle. It still has its original body and 85hp six-cylinder engine but has new wheels and tires.
Behind the wheel of this powerful 2500hp Peterbilt semi is stunt driver Mike Ryan, as he does his best Ken Block impression hooning around between freight containers and evading capture. Ignore the acting. Enjoy the driving.
Volvo Trucks hired Jean-Claude Van Damme to perform an insane split between two of their trucks as they drive backwards down a runway – showing off not only the power of JCVD, but the stability of the trucks and the skill of their drivers.
The Snakebit is a 1956 F-100 modified in the style of classic Shelby Mustangs. It has a 550hp 5.4L supercharged V8 engine and a custom stretched out body. It will be auctioned in 2014 to raise funds for a children’s hospital.
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