If giant insect-inspired contraptions are your thing, then this mechanical spider is just for you. Continue reading to see more. Click here for first picture in gallery.


Built by Martin Montesano, this mechanical spider measures 23-feet long and weighs in at a whopping 6-tons. It’s powered by a Chevy-based V8 engine, mated to a modified TH400 transmission. Thanks to a leaf-spring suspension system, a 2.5-ton military axle, 56 pivot points, and 114 bearings, it’s capable of 5-feet strides — step height of 41-feet.