Madness and Courage: Post-apocalyptic cars of “Mad Max” movie

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Interceptor.

Madness and Courage: Post-apocalyptic cars of “Mad Max” movie

Mad Max’s car – a modified 1974 Ford XB Falcon, fitted with a V8 engine with a mechanical turbocharger.

Madness and Courage: Post-apocalyptic cars of “Mad Max” movie

The car will look significantly aged in the new film – dusty, dirty, rusty and without some body parts.

 

The Gigahorse.

Madness and Courage: Post-apocalyptic cars of “Mad Max” movie

This car’s recipe is: two 1959 Cadillac Coupe DeVilles welded together, truck chassis and two V8 engines melded together. It also features a harpoon and a flame-thrower.

Madness and Courage: Post-apocalyptic cars of “Mad Max” movie

Madness and Courage: Post-apocalyptic cars of “Mad Max” movie

 

The Nux Car.

Madness and Courage: Post-apocalyptic cars of “Mad Max” movie

Late 1930’s Ford coupe re-imagined as an apocalypse vehicle. It has an 8-cylinder engine, turbocharger, compressor, and nitrous oxide system inside.

Madness and Courage: Post-apocalyptic cars of “Mad Max” movie

 

The War Rig.

Madness and Courage: Post-apocalyptic cars of “Mad Max” movie

An insane mix of a six-wheeled Tatra truck and hot rod fitted with two turbocharged V8s. It has a huge cistern attached to its back with “watchtowers” in the form of 1940’s Chevrolet bodies.

Madness and Courage: Post-apocalyptic cars of “Mad Max” movie

Madness and Courage: Post-apocalyptic cars of “Mad Max” movie

 

FDK. Volkswagen Beetle.

Madness and Courage: Post-apocalyptic cars of “Mad Max” movie

A mutant with a V8 engine and mechanical charger. One of the convoy and guard cars in the film.

 

Cranky Frank.

Madness and Courage: Post-apocalyptic cars of “Mad Max” movie

Mad monster Gigahorse’s guarding car that barely resembles the mid-1950’s Holden FJ. Huge V8 with a drive booster and a four-chamber carburetor tower.

Madness and Courage: Post-apocalyptic cars of “Mad Max” movie

 

The Peacemaker.

Madness and Courage: Post-apocalyptic cars of “Mad Max” movie

“Peacemaker” is a classic Australian 1970’s Chrysler Valiant Charger muscle car put on caterpillar chain and turned into a tank with a ton of arms on board.

Madness and Courage: Post-apocalyptic cars of “Mad Max” movie

 

The Ploughboy.

Madness and Courage: Post-apocalyptic cars of “Mad Max” movie

1960’s Holden EH estate car put on an off-roader chassis and fitted with a hydraulic plough and harpoon.

Madness and Courage: Post-apocalyptic cars of “Mad Max” movie

Madness and Courage: Post-apocalyptic cars of “Mad Max” movie

 

Buick.

Madness and Courage: Post-apocalyptic cars of “Mad Max” movie

Buick, just Buick. Six huge wheels and a gun on the roof – a great car for convoy’s guard.

Madness and Courage: Post-apocalyptic cars of “Mad Max” movie

 

Mack.

Madness and Courage: Post-apocalyptic cars of “Mad Max” movie

It’s a tower on wheels, whose purpose was collecting anything of value that’s been left after battles and taking over enemy cars left without owners.

Madness and Courage: Post-apocalyptic cars of “Mad Max” movie

 

Buggy #9.

Madness and Courage: Post-apocalyptic cars of “Mad Max” movie

In the early 1970’s, a Sydney company Custom Performance Modification decided to release a Corvette copy, since the original model hasn’t been shipped to the country at the time.

Madness and Courage: Post-apocalyptic cars of “Mad Max” movie

Australians have made a Corvette body copy out of glass fibre and have put it onto a Holden pick-up chassis. But, Holden has been a lot longer, than the original Corvette, so the copy wasn’t perfect.

 

Elvis.

Madness and Courage: Post-apocalyptic cars of “Mad Max” movie

This car is fitted with a V12 engine (two combined GMC V6s) and a nitrous oxide injection system. On its back – a shooting position with a machinegun.

Madness and Courage: Post-apocalyptic cars of “Mad Max” movie

 

Dodge.

Madness and Courage: Post-apocalyptic cars of “Mad Max” movie

Regular apocalyptic vehicle fleet’s representative. Rusty “classic” body put on an off-roader chassis with a supercharged engine, and a machine gun in the back.

Madness and Courage: Post-apocalyptic cars of “Mad Max” movie

 

Prince Valiant.

Madness and Courage: Post-apocalyptic cars of “Mad Max” movie

Chase car: Chrysler Valiant Charger coupe with a V8 engine, flame-thrower, and stock of Molotov cocktail as a unit.

Madness and Courage: Post-apocalyptic cars of “Mad Max” movie

 

The Big Foot.

Madness and Courage: Post-apocalyptic cars of “Mad Max” movie

Dodge Fargo pick-up out of 1940’s made into a Big Foot. It sports 66” Goodyear tyre casings, a V8 engine with a compressor and an automatic gearbox. The car is over 2 meters tall, while the suspension movement exceeds 1 meter.

Madness and Courage: Post-apocalyptic cars of “Mad Max” movie

 

Firecar #4.

Madness and Courage: Post-apocalyptic cars of “Mad Max” movie

Australian 1970’s Holden HZ turned into a chase car: bumper made of tyres, machine gunes, and a flame-thrower in the trunk compartment.

Madness and Courage: Post-apocalyptic cars of “Mad Max” movie

 

Plymouth Rock.

Madness and Courage: Post-apocalyptic cars of “Mad Max” movie

1937 Plymouth sedan turned into one of the most insane cars in the film. Its entire body is covered with metal spikes.

Madness and Courage: Post-apocalyptic cars of “Mad Max” movie

 

Doof Wagon.

Madness and Courage: Post-apocalyptic cars of “Mad Max” movie

Military eight-wheeled car made for transportation of transcontinental rockets, re-made as a musical stage: countless dynamics and amps, trumpets and guitars. Seems like Max’s fans will get tons of rock’n’roll!

Madness and Courage: Post-apocalyptic cars of “Mad Max” movie

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