Rusty

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TYPE: OFFROAD CARGO TRUCK
TOP SPEED: 105 MPH
ACCELERATION/DECELERATION: 40/50
CREW: 1
RANGE: 250 KM
PASSENGERS: 4
CARGO: 5,525 KG
MANEUVERABILITY: +2 ON-ROAD, +4 OFF-ROAD
SDP: 150
SP: 40
MASS: 3,100 KG
COST (CR): 450,800

Description

This heavily Modified General Motors Hummer, was recovered and rebuilt by the Great Khans Nomad pack in the summer of 2048. It was recovered from a military boneyard filled with damaged and seemingly irreparable military vehicles.

Although originally designed by the American Automaker, this version is heavily modified, and resembles its American origins only mildly. The vehicles suspension was modified and a better off road version was added. The addition of Military 2-1/2 Ton Truck axles, allowed for heavier cargo mobility, while the addition of a second rear axle, balanced out the cargo weight distribution along the chassis.

The body of the vehicle is Military grade modular armor, scavenged from over two dozen different vehicles. The bed is manufactured from the same materials, custom cut and welded into it’s current configuration.

A heavy duty industrial automatic transmission, performance booster and upgraded pre-vaporized Helios enhanced diesel engine was installed. Computerized leveling and computer controlled traction, and on-board GPS guidance were added to permit extreme off-road operations. The windows are Ballistic glass, reinforced with nano-enhanced coating to prevent scouring in rough weather.

With a maximum achievable clearance of 60”, this offload monster can go almost anywhere. A pair of integrated snorkels and a 10-minute self-contained oxygen tank permit extreme deep water river crossings. Smart-material Solid-state tires coupled with titanium carbide rims allow for the traversal of rough terrain. These tires can adjust their rigidity and footprint to maximize off-road performance.

While the vehicle is capable of transporting 5,500 Kilograms of weight, generally the average weight load carried on the bed is closer to 3,000 kilograms.

Equipped with a water purifier, minor 3-d Food printer and roof top photovoltaic reactive paint, this vehicle can act as a long-term shelter for up to three people for an extended period of time.

The vehicle is also equipped with a military grade satellite phone and uplink as well as a shortwave radio.

The orange paint job is heat ablative, causing the vehicle to present a thermal profile very close to that of the surrounding area. This distinct rusty orange color has caused those in the pack to nickname the beast “Rusty”, both in reference to it’s color and to it’s owner, Russell McIntosh, who uses the same nickname.

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