Hummer owners should shudder - either with envy or disgust

You remember our popular series about VW Beetle modifications, or truck mods? Today we go to the extreme: if you happen to own (or have access to a tank), there is no limit to what you can do with it. Not that you SHOULD do anything to it, but...

Here is a tank (or rather, armored personnel carrier) limo, courtesy TankLimo.com - available for hire for only $3,200, and for a special price ($760 USD) you can even drive a 56ton Chieftain Main Battle Tank... over a family sedan car! Like they say on the site: "Life will never be the same again!"

Release your angst crushing Japanese family car imports:

Hello Kitty... Aim.. Fire!

You might remember this Casio ad campaign for Baby-G watches:

"Tank-A-Lot" UK company got similar inspiration for their modified artillery armored vehicle - this time for the "Amnesty International" event.

(images credit: indymedia.org.uk)

The Coolest Shoot on the Internet

Gothic Image had a great idea of combining this pink-blinged tank vehicle with a similarly pink-clad gorgeous female model for a shoot. Here are the results... wow.

(images credit: Gothic Image)

There is another "Pink Tank" in London:
(by Alexandra Mir)

(image credit: Cubitt Artists)

and yet another one:

I suspect these tanks come with "Hello Kitty" weapons included, like this one:

(image credit: KittyHell)

Russian T34 in South London, painted by Cubitt Artists; (more info)

(image credit: Dave Sag)

It has been repainted several times, all pretty groovy:

(image credit: StefZ)

Pink Tank at Rock Werchter Festival 2007:

(image credit: Elliott Solomon)

KNIT TANK: Speaking of pink tanks, Marianne Joergensen covers the fearsome military machines with cute knitted blankets, making an unusual art statement:

(image credit: MakeZine)

"Peace" installation by artists Ulrike Rosenbach and Michael Fischer-Art at Brandenburg Gate in Berlin:

(image credit: AP Photo/Herbert Knosowski)

You can bling some heavy construction machinery in this way, as well:

Russian BTR for $105,000 USD

Courtesy Russian "Za Rulem" this modification has significantly more comforts than the Soviet Army spartan original (BTR-40P-2 which is widely known as BRDM-2). The final product appears to be quite road-worthy and may even fit in your garage.

(images credit: Za Rulem)

The plaque above even reads "Dear sir, please take notice" instead of usual "Attention, Beware!"

Here is the least expensive, but maybe not so convincing modification:

Finally, an idea with a great potential:

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

Neither of those cars are a Japanese import. The first one is a Ford Fiesta, and the second one is an (Austin)Mini Metro. Crushing them is however probably the best things you can do with either model.

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Also, the second crushed car picture (the one with the girl in it) shows what looks to be a crushed BMW 3 series.

Anonymous Anonymous said...

This armored vehicle is a BRDM rather than a BTR.

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Or to be more exact it is a BTR-40P-2 which is widely known as BRDM-2 :)

Blogger Avi Abrams said...

thank you for the info guys... interesting

Anonymous Anonymous said...

thanks a lot..


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