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Gurkha RPV Civilian Edition is Street Legal and Wide as a Lane

by Shane McGlaun
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If the Terradyne Gurkha looks familiar, you may recall the massive 4×4 vehicle as the ride Hobbs drove in parts of Fast 5. The vehicle makes the notoriously large Hummer H1 Alpha look small and meek by comparison. The Gurkha may have started out as a military and paramilitary vehicle, but in 2014, the company started producing a street-legal version called the RPV Civilian Edition.

The RPV is the version of the Gurkha with a small truck bed, and the best looking if you ask me. Despite being “street legal,” I’m not sure you could drive this thing in the city, it’s 98 inches tall, 99 inches wide, and over 20 feet long sitting on a 141 inch wheelbase. Yes, it’s a full foot wider than the Hummer H1 Alpha.

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Power for the Gurkha comes from a 6.7L V8 turbo diesel and 6-speed automatic or a 6.8L V10 gas engine with a 5-speed auto. Both versions have shift on the fly 4×4 and massive 40.5-inch wheels. Pricing is unannounced, but if you have to ask…

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