If what you’re looking for in a vehicle, includes layers of armor, crazy horsepower, and an intimidating look, you won’t find it in any regular catalog. Judging by the features on your checklist, the automobile that matches the description is a tank. You’re in luck because one such is up for auction. The 2015 Terradyne Gurkha RPV is one sinister armored beast that will survive a war zone. Bring A Trailer is currently offering it up for buyers who are in the market for some combat-grade protection.

According to the auctioneer, this is a rare opportunity to own one of only two examples in existence. Moreover, this Rapid Patrol Vehicle (RPV) by the Ontario, Canada outfit is something special. The donor vehicle is a Ford F550 Super Duty pickup truck that now wears a suit of armor. To be specific, the armor plating on this monster is reportedly rated at B7/STANAG II, which is definitely no slouch in performance. Additionally, this level of protection is capable of enduring a lot of punishment from firearms and explosives.

Powering the 2015 Terradyne Gurkha RPV is a 6.7-liter turbodiesel V8 engine with a six-speed 6R140 automatic transmission. It’s capable of pushing out 300 horsepower and 660 lb-ft of torque. This heavy-duty setup rides on a set of 20-inch Hutchinson Beadlock wheels with Continental MTP 81 all-terrain run-flat tires. Furthermore, you have tow hooks on the front and rear with a Warn 16.5ti winch and roller fairlead for good measure. This would be our ride of choice in a post-apocalyptic scenario.

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