While you're stuck inside, check out these vehicles that you should stockpile!
With the world in a vice grip over the COVID-19 virus, you might be thinking of how to prepare. A good vehicle should be high on your list, if for no other reason than using this time as an excuse to start a really cool car collection. Whether you're preparing to bug out, or just need something to tinker with while everything is closed, we think these vehicles are great candidates to ride out these tough times in.
1987 AM General M998 HMMWV HUMVEE
You might have military-grade hardware for your phone or your clothes, but it ain't got nothing on military-grade toughness for the road (and beyond.) That's why you know you need this 1987 AM General M998 HMMWV Humvee. Outfitted in full camouflage, this one doesn't waste its time trying to look domesticated. It's a big go-anywhere brute, and it has all the right equipment for it.
1972 Fiat 500 Abarth
You could Fiat this little car almost anywhere, including in your HUMVEE. It has received an engine upgrade. It has 695 cc with a Weber 40 DCOE, external oil cooler and spin-on oil filter mated to a 4 speed transmission. The carbs have just received a re-jetting. It has an electric fuel pump and large in-line fuel filter up front in under the hood. The engine cover was re-done and converted to a top-hinge open race-style. Front suspension has had the complete upgrade, so it can handle navigating around anything blocking the roads.
1986 Buick LeSabre Estate Wagon
Transformed and used for many years as a working funeral parlor hearse, it was then retired and made into a promotional car for a haunted house. With all the interior made to accommodate and transfer a casket and its occupant, and underpinnings to handle the extra weight.
1952 Dodge Sedan Delivery B4B
With its enclosed body style, you can haul around anything with this setup, and all in complete security with the metal surrounded box attached behind the cab. This vehicle would actually be a great project to work on while you're stuck at home, and you're not likely to get upset if it receives a few scratches during an escape from the city.
1983 Chevrolet C30 Camper "Brown Sugar"
You may recognize this custom built 1983 C30 Camper if you follow the amazing team at River City Rods where we had it built or from the SEMA 2019 show. All build photo credits go to River City Rods. Most of the images should speak for themselves but this multiple award winner is knows as "Brown Sugar". It was a top 40 Battle Of The Builders contender at SEMA, Street Trucks Top 10 pick and said to be one of the most photographed vehicles at SEMA by Goodguys Rod & Customs Magazine. It also brought home the Peoples Choice award at the QCCA Expo Center Rod & Custom Show.
2010 Dodge Viper ACR 1:33 Edition
Could there be a better vehicle to make a run for it in than this Viper? The Dodge Viper ACR 1:33 Edition, pays tribute to its production car lap record set at Laguna Seca Raceway. The unique two-tone black clear coat/red clear coat exterior Color Scheme On This Model Is The Opposite Form Of The Original Viper ACR.
1970 Ford Bronco 4X4
This is a fully restored 1970 Ford Bronco that has the sharp look of a true classics, and at the same time, it has the V8 power and all the right features of a go-anywhere 4x4. So it's the ideal machine for those who love both power and poise. This Bronco is perfect to go anywhere.
2007 Ford Mustang GT500
If a 2007 GT500 is good enough for Will Smith, it's good enough for us! Powering this American muscle car is a supercharged 5.4-liter engine that will keep you ahead of the pack, or you can use it for hunting, like the hero character in I Am Legend.
2016 Ducati Scrambler - ICON
When you have to get around obstacles and other vehicles in a hurry, what better vehicle to own than a motorcycle? The legendary Ducati is known for power, effortless control, and comfortable seating.
Which would you choose? Tell us in the comments below.
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