When is a Ford Bronco not just something you drive around town, and occasionally off the beaten path? When it gets customized to compete in the 2017 King of the Hammers off-road race with Vaughn Gittin Jr. at the wheel. A modified shell was dropped onto a Jimmy’s 4×4 off-road chassis, complete with a Ford Performance 427 V8 that generates 600-horsepower. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.
“It’s also got an ATI Racing Transmissions SuperCase TH400 3-speed transmission, GearWorks 10-inch differentials that can be adjusted on-the-fly to adapt to the changing desert environment, 37-inch Nitto Trail Grappler tires, and a class-standard 20-inch of wheel travel in the front and 16 in the back. And while some of that might seem like overkill, this beast will need it to complete the grueling 165-mile desert race,” reports Hi Consumption.