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Eclectic Cyborg11/30/2019 6:30:15 pm PST

re: #91 makeitstop

That is a Karlmann King. $2.2 million worth of fugly. We saw one at the auto show.

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Apparently it’s a fancy looking pile of junk:

Under the skin, it’s a Ford F550 commercial cab chassis, complete with a lightly warmed up version of the standard 6.8-liter V10 engine that boosts it up to 398 horsepower. Which would be a moderately decent amount of poke if it didn’t have to drag either 4,500 or 6,000 kilograms around (that’s 9920 or 13,230 pounds) depending on whether it’s been bulletproofed or not.

Top speed is thus a paltry 87 mph (140 km/h), so you’d better stay out of the fast lane in certain jurisdictions. But who cares? You and your grubby sacks of money won’t be in the driver’s seat anyway. You’ll be in the back, tooling about with the Playstation or the satellite TV, popping overpriced champagne out of the built-in fridge and watching the electric armrests go up and down as you fiddle with the many touch-screen options at your disposal.