Next Generation 4wd ??

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HardCharger
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Re: Next Generation 4wd ??

Unread post by HardCharger » January 13th, 2011, 2:01 pm

Hilux_Max wrote:It'd be more like this Twisty......

This is an awesome concept I came across I thought Id share. Coming out late 2011-

The future of wheeling? Mall Crawler and Offroader in one.....cops wont have a chance if its too low or too high...just adjust it back to normal :lol:

http://www.geekologie.com/2010/06/want_ ... ssault.php

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The Street Hawk is the first vehicle with 46 inches of independent wheel travel without camber or caster compromise. The ride height or ground clearance is adjustable from zero to 44 inches while in motion. The Street Hawk has 1,100 horsepower, 1,805 foot pounds of torque and has a highway estimated 22mpg. The vehicle is all-wheel-drive with 40 inch tall, 15.5 inch wide tires and 22 inch wheels. The air suspended seats are hand crafter to the driver's specific proportions. From the driver's seat you can control the vehicles pitch, roll and overall ride height using D-pad controls beneath your fingertips.


The Street Hawk is the best on-road performing Shadow Hawk. With an overall weight of 4,800 pounds, the Street Hawk can accelerate from 0 to 60mph in 3.5 seconds and has a calculated top speed of 208mph. The vehicle uses an innovative active suspension system that leans into corners and maintains the ideal camber and caster geometry throughout operation.

Production is set at 12 units per year with the first vehicle available in late 2011.
This thing reminds me of the APC they used in the move Aliens. They didn't mention how many passengers & cargo you can stuff in there though.

96gutlux
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Re: Next Generation 4wd ??

Unread post by 96gutlux » January 13th, 2011, 2:07 pm

Check out some of their other cars http://shadowhawkvehicles.com/

even got a poptopcamper version!!! :thumb:

Dave_STR
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Re: Next Generation 4wd ??

Unread post by Dave_STR » January 13th, 2011, 4:21 pm

But think about all those electronics that could fail. :rolleyes:

There is a reason everyone on here talks up outdated motors (2H, 12HT, 1HZ TD42, 6.5 Chev) because there so simple and last over 50 million km's.

It doesn't run live axles either, so it couldn't go offroad. :rolleyes:

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Re: Next Generation 4wd ??

Unread post by cac » January 13th, 2011, 4:51 pm

This thing reminds me of the APC they used in the move Aliens. They didn't mention how many passengers & cargo you can stuff in there though.
there's a picture on the shadowhawk website of a LWB four door version, so you can have at least four seats if you so desire.....

I had a good look through their website, they want to build them for the military as well, so it will be interesting to see how the vehicles go in the real world.....

i want this version :)

http://shadowhawkvehicles.com/hawks/vehicles/deserthawk
LN106 Hilux Project

http://www.4wdaction.com.au/forum/viewtopic.php?f=22&t=82487

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Re: Next Generation 4wd ??

Unread post by GBC » January 13th, 2011, 9:30 pm

larcie wrote:
GBC wrote:I used to drive a larc V - they're 50 y.o. and hydrostatic drive.
I hear what you're saying though - a good idea. Pretty sure theres a few hydro crawlers getting around though.

A modern one?
Mine was all shafts and UJs

Yeah, final drive was shafts, but the transmissions were converted to hydraulic from the older mechanical ones.

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