Ken Block’s Hoonigan Industries has constructed a completely practical Warthog automobile, and the workforce is displaying us the method it went by way of in a brand new collection on YouTube. Whereas it is from the primary life—measurement model ever fabricated from Halo’s well-known armored automobile, this one really works — it even debuted on the world premiere of the film Free Man, which stars Ryan Reynolds, a financial institution teller who discovers he is however an NPC in an open-world recreation.
The Hoonigan workforce created its actual life Warthog utilizing a customized rock crawler chassis. As Autoblog notes, it does not have a mounted gun, but it surely undeniably appears just like the Warthog with its chunky physique, futuristic form, curved windshield and large tires. Even its inside is a duplicate of its digital counterpart, and the workforce additionally made positive it has a four-wheel steering system. To energy the beast, the workforce took a Ford V8 engine and added two turbos to it, giving it a 1,060 horsepower capability.
The Warthog seems throughout video games within the Halo franchise as a driveable navy automobile, and the Hoonigan workforce constructed a duplicate of it to advertise the upcoming Halo Infinite recreation that is launching in December. Hoonigan, the brainchild of rally driver Ken Block who was additionally behind The Gymkhana Information, will add new episodes displaying how the Warthog was constructed each week till October 14th. You’ll be able to watch the primary one under: