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!
Unlike all the fake “hovercrafts” that only hover on water, this thing actually hovers.
This Volkswagen is basically the civilian version with a machine gun. It’s still being tested by the German military.
Designed by an Israeli company, this modified Ford is designed for rapid troop deployment.
It stands for Landing Craft Air Cushion and it gets the job done.
It’s basically a remote controlled gun.
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.
This beast can tow anything. End of story.
Water, land, it’s all the same to this Turkish amphibious assault vehicle.
This “ground drone” will potentially replace soldiers one day.
This hovercraft is used by the Navy to train pilots before they drive the real deal.
This rapid deployment vehicle is still being tested by the US military.
This Speedy Gonzales can hit 50 mph and transitions from land to water like nobody’s business.
This bad boy was designed for mobile power generation on the battlefield.
Ultra Armored Patrol
Developed by Georgia Tech, this patrol vehicle is supposed to replace Humvees one day.
Chenowth Strike Vehicle
This super fast buggy (100mph) was built for speed during the First Gulf War.
This modified Hummer is a favorite in Ukraine.
It’s not the most market friendly name, but then again this next-gen jeep is being designed for one purpose – rapid deployment.
The Army hopes for this to be the Hummer of the future.
Desert Patrol Buggy
Developed by Chenowth Racing Products this buggy is made specifically to go fast in desert terrain.
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.
Search and Rescue Tactical Vehicle
Developed by BC Customs of Utah, this buggy looks like something straight out of Halo.
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.
Although this Russian missile launcher had its heyday during the Cold War it still lives on…in North Korea.
Fast Attack Vehicle
Another Chenowth product, this dune buggy has a 0-30 of less than 4 seconds…in dunes.
Mostly used for peacekeeping missions in Asia and Africa, the name might come across as slightly contradictory.