When an off-road truck is combined with the looks of a sports car, Local Motors’ Rally Fighter is born. Powered by a 50-state legal 6.2L V8 that sends 430hp @ 5900rpm and 424 lb-ft of torque @ 4600rpm to the giant rear wheels, it can hit a tire-limited top speed of 131mph on just about any terrain. It features a steel space frame / crash cage, along with the suspension travel and off-road prowess to stop a Ford F-150 SVT Raptor Special Edition in its tracks. Continue reading for two more videos and additional information.
“How does open source figure into the Rally Fighter? It was designed by a community of contributors, and was built and will be distributed by a number of micro-factory retailers. Whatever label you put on the meta-industrial take on design and production, you have to admit it’s pretty impressive in a funky, freaky way,” according to Motor Authority.