November 28, 2006

Gangsta Tank, 1940s Style

The cool Modern Mechanix blog shows off this chillin' old school gangsta tank ride:

1940s article on armor for everyday automobile

I think they were just way ahead of their time. Now how would this look with a gold grille and spinners?

Ford's Jose Paris might've had this in mind when he designed the SYNus:

Photo of Ford SYNus concept car.

Photo of Ford SYNus concept car.

Kind of reminiscent of the Mad Max trucks in Iraq, except with a bit more OEM style. Betcha it'll be just a few years until miniguns and ceramic armor show up at the SEMA show.

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