25 Cutting Edge Military Vehicles You Wish You Could Test Drive

While some of these you can actually already test drive, and others already have civilian equivalents, many of them are just way too hardcore for the military to leave in civilian hands. These are 25 cutting edge military vehicles you wish you could test drive!

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UH-19XRW Hoverwing

UH-19XRW Hoverwing

Unlike all the fake “hovercrafts” that only hover on water, this thing actually hovers.

24

Toureg

Toureg

This Volkswagen is basically the civilian version with a machine gun. It’s still being tested by the German military.

23

Sand Cat

Sand Cat

Designed by an Israeli company, this modified Ford is designed for rapid troop deployment.

22

LCAC

LCAC

It stands for Landing Craft Air Cushion and it gets the job done.

21

The Gladiator

The Gladiator

It’s basically a remote controlled gun.

20

Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle

Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle

It’s basically a big box that could go anywhere. Unfortunately for all the military buffs out there this one never went into production.

19

M1249

M1249

This beast can tow anything. End of story.

18

Otokar Cobra

Otokar Cobra

Water, land, it’s all the same to this Turkish amphibious assault vehicle.

17

IAI Guardian

IAI Guardian

This “ground drone” will potentially replace soldiers one day.

16

LCAC trainer

LCAC trainer

This hovercraft is used by the Navy to train pilots before they drive the real deal.

15

Federal Commander

Federal Commander

This rapid deployment vehicle is still being tested by the US military.

14

Gibbs Quadski

Gibbs Quadski

This Speedy Gonzales can hit 50 mph and transitions from land to water like nobody’s business.

13

Tardec RST-V

Tardec RST-V

This bad boy was designed for mobile power generation on the battlefield.

12

Ultra Armored Patrol

Ultra Armored Patrol

Developed by Georgia Tech, this patrol vehicle is supposed to replace Humvees one day.

11

Chenowth Strike Vehicle

Chenowth Strike Vehicle

This super fast buggy (100mph) was built for speed during the First Gulf War.

10

VEPR Commander

VEPR Commander

This modified Hummer is a favorite in Ukraine.

9

FLYPmode

FLYPmode

It’s not the most market friendly name, but then again this next-gen jeep is being designed for one purpose – rapid deployment.

8

Fed Alpha

Fed Alpha

The Army hopes for this to be the Hummer of the future.

7

Desert Patrol Buggy

Desert Patrol Buggy

Developed by Chenowth Racing Products this buggy is made specifically to go fast in desert terrain.

6

Humvee

Humvee

Ok, we know, you can already buy a civilian version and a lot of people have, but it’s a classic and definitely deserves a spot on our list.

5

Search and Rescue Tactical Vehicle

Search and Rescue Tactical Vehicle

Developed by BC Customs of Utah, this buggy looks like something straight out of Halo.

4

G-Wagon

G-Wagon

It’s basically the German version of a Hummer. You know how the Germans love their cars! Note: the civilian version does not include the machine gun.

3

ZL 135

ZL 135

Although this Russian missile launcher had its heyday during the Cold War it still lives on…in North Korea.

2

Fast Attack Vehicle

Fast Attack Vehicle

Another Chenowth product, this dune buggy has a 0-30 of less than 4 seconds…in dunes.

1

Marauder

Marauder

Mostly used for peacekeeping missions in Asia and Africa, the name might come across as slightly contradictory.



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