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Four Wheeler|January 2021
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JERED KORFHAGE

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If the last few items on your Sprinter van’s build sheet happen to be electric shock door handles, ballistic armor, and smokescreen capabilities—you’re in luck! AddArmor is known for taking luxury vehicles and outfitting them so that dignitaries and enthusiasts alike can withstand and escape doomsday scenarios. The company’s fortified van can be had with seemingly normal amenities, like a bathroom, kitchen, and entertainment system. Next, customers can add barricade-busting bumpers, run-flat tires, pepper spray canisters, hidden gun ports, and escape hatches to the mix. The end result is an up armored Sprinter van that can be built with private-jet-like furnishings on the inside. No word on the price, but AddArmor beefs up similar vehicles with packages beginning at $28,000 (on top of the vehicle’s cost).

Flying Bronco?

Ford teased a camouflaged vehicle that bears a striking resemblance to its ’21 Bronco with what appear to be 37-inch tires, brawnier front suspension components, a larger rear axle, and a whole lot of air between the SUV and the dirt below. Also, is it a coincidence that “Warthog” and “Bronco Raptor” have been trademarked by the Blue Oval?

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