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Need an urban assault vehicle? Alton F-650 can do the trick

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While the automakers may be disappointing us with vanilla reveals, we have to hand it to the crew at the Alton Truck Company for taking the kind of effort a certain segment of the automotive aftermarket world puts into Civics and applying it to this Ford F-650-based SUV. Weighing in at a paltry 25,999 pounds, this extremest of SUV's features a Caterpillar 7.2L C7 ACERT engine with 230 horsepower and 660 lb.-ft. of torque. For the low low price of $200,000 you get hardwood floors, custom captain's chairs, four wireless computer stations, a 42" plasma TV and a rear view camera so you don't accidentally run over a Yukon XL. It's nicer and larger than our apartment, though slightly tackier. It's the perfect weekend cruiser for an affluent 8th-grader with a driver's license and a few extra bucks lying around.

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http://jalopnik.com/353810/chicago-auto-sh...e-in-ridiculous

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dont know why... but this feels like its got Mad Max written all over it... and i kinda like it... haha

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Jalopnik put it best: "An adventure in ridiculous." 26,000 pounds and 230 horsepower/6xx lb/ft of torque?

I wonder how long it takes to reach 60. A day or two?

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