4 Photos of a Russian Amphibious 8-Wheel-Drive

4 Photos of a Russian Amphibious 8-Wheel-Drive

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I think I need one of these at hunt camp. Plenty of power and traction, and I would always stay nice and dry on the way to and from my hunts. Right?

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The turning radius probably leaves a lot to be desired, though. It looks like the rear section — along with all 4 of its wheels — simply turns a little bit from right to left when it’s time to steer this eight-wheel-drive behemoth.

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Russia Beyond reports that it’s an amphibious vehicle:

A user of Russian social network VK has discovered an eight-wheel Amphibious All-Terrain Vehicle (AATV), created in the 1950s by the Design Bureau of the Chelyabinsk tractor hydraulics plant, Russia media reported.

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The body is clearly aluminum, and they say the chassis is, too. It weighs in at 600 Kilograms, which adds up to about 1323 pounds.

That’s a lot of rivets, my friends.

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November 1, 2017 at 06:51PM

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