10 4X4 WHEELED ARTIC VEHICLES, LIGHT

 

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Dyna-Mite Model 6410, 1964, built by Dyna Manufacturing Company, Tucson, Arizona. Capacity 362 kg, speed 3 km/h only. Articulation in roll and yaw is intended to extremely rough terrain. Picture from book of Fred Crismon ‘US Military Wheeled Vehicles’, Crestline Publishing (Motorbook), 1983. Picture below from the booklet RAVE I (Remote Area Vehicle Evaluation I at Pontiac, Michigan), US ATAC Research and Engineering Directorate, 29 Oct 1962.

 

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Lezard of Ashot Ashketon Co., Ashkelon, Israël from 1981. Ashot Ashkelon Industries was created in 1967 in Israël. With hydrostatic transmission, 60 km/h, 960 mm ground clearance, payload 600 kg, articulated in roll, Lizard had independent suspension on each wheel. Italian society Astra ApA Veicoli Industriali built Lezard under license and named it  Astra L1. http://www.jeepolog.com/forums/showthread.php?t=22803.

 

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Jacobsen UV4 articulated 4x4 in the 80s. 11,93 kw, speed 23 km/h, had no suspension. This machine was manufactured with the PUG by Bruce Manufacturing Corp., Minneapolis. Pict from '4x4 Magazine', N° Special N°7, Oct 1981.

 

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GT 950 Multione. Pict J M M at Forexpo, Mimizan, France on 2012 06.      http://www.multione-csf.com/fr/27-GT-950.html

 

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Holder articulated 4x4. Pict J M M at Loco en Fête, La Ferté Alais, 2009 06 13.

 


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Bollens garden tractor, articulated 4x4. From sales on ebay on 2005. http://motomow.forumotion.com/t260-a-thread-with-pics

 

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PUG articulated 4x4. J M M collection.

pug-all-terrain-vehicle-2.pdf Pug-all-terrain-vehicle-2.pdf

pug-all-terrain-vehicle-3.pdf Pug-all-terrain-vehicle-3.pdf

pug-all-terrain-vehicle-4.pdf Pug-all-terrain-vehicle-4.pdf

 

 

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PUG Cargo ATV articulated 4x4 from the 1960s, manufactured at Minneapolis, Minnesota. They are always built by PUG CATV and called 'Badlands'. http://www.feterl.com/Pug/htdocs/

products/badlands_main.htm

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PUG articulated 4x4

PUG articulated 4x4 ATV

pug-a-la-place-1.pdf Pug-a-la-place-1.pdf

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PUG converted in half-track, 1990. 20 hp Kohler engine, on sale on ebay in 2011.

PUG

 

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Coot, articulated 4x4, 1975, sold on ebay in 2006.

 

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Coot 4x4 on ebay on 2005.

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Coot articulated 4x4 of the 60s. http://www.cootworld.com/geninfo/whatis.html

 

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Coot 4x4 articulated ATV.

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Coot articulated 4x4 from the 60s.

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Coot from 1965 pictured in 2006.

cootworld.com and : http://www.gas-motors.com/69_Coot.html

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Coot, restored, rear view

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Coot2, 2004. The original Coot was built from 1968 to 1982. A new Coot, the Coot2, marketed from 2004 is manufactured by Globalnet Industries Inc, Fairview, Illinois, with a hydrostatic drive. 32 km/h, 566 kg payload, empty mass 725 kg. http://www.coot2.com/

 


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Coot 4x4 articulated amphibious built from 1968 to 1985 in San Franscisco, CA. It became Random, then Eagle from Standard Engineering Company, Inc. Iowa. The new Coot was called ATAV since 2001. Pict above comes from a card game.

Coot articulated ATV, 1969

 

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Gileti Leopard 2000 of the 70. 4x4 articulated as PUG. J M M collection.

Gileti articulated Leopard 2000

 

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PGS Apollo agricultural articulated 4x4 from Switzerland in early 70s. Rassan, Reform, Aebi built similar vehicles. Pict from Inufa, 1973.

 

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Merk Pullax, P20 Bj, 1963, 4x2 or 4x4, articulated, created in 1959 by from Hans Merk, Dietikon, Switzerland. Payload 1500 kg. http://www.trakto

renschlange.at/default.asp?was

=anmeldungen&marke=Merk%20Pullax 

http://www.forstmuseum.ch/holzernte-detail.php?id=2077

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Staub tractor, France, in the 70s. J M M collection.

staub-tractor.pdf Staub-tractor.pdf

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Pasquali articulated tractor 4x4. J M M collection.

pasquali-4x4-tractor.pdfpasquali-4x4-tractor.pdf

 

 

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RTV Rough Terrain Vehicle was designed in 1984 by Robert Mandry which was the first Mini based from RTV 83, Ottershaw, Surrey. A Ford Escort model based has been built by Spyder Engineering.

http://roughterrainvehicle.

co.uk/

http://www.scampowners

club.org.uk/rtv.htm http://maximummini.

blogspot.fr/2012/06/worlds-quirkiest-go-anywhere-vehicle-is.html

RTV Rough Terrain Vehicle

RTV Rough Terrain Vehicle

 

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Croco was a little amphibious, articulated in roll, 4x4 vehicle, equipped with Terratires but no suspensions, created by Walter E. Strahm and marketed in 1981 at his Croco Company, Switzerland. They were manufactured in Karslruhe but the Company belonged to TAG (Techniques d'Avant Garde) directed from Ryad by Akram Ojjé, sponsor of William race cars of F1 in 1982. Pict J M M, France.

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In 1983, manufacture of the Croco was stopped. 57 vehicles were stocked in containers and it seems Swiss Army and also Saoudian Army brought a few tens copies. In the early 90, the stock was bought by M. Richard of MS Transaction, Scy-Chazelles, France, to sell them. Men as J. M. Baggio of Amnéville and J. M. Duchêne, not far from Chartres, had several Croco. Actually, J. P. Latour, Dalhem, Belgium, is now the specialist of Croco. Pict J M M, France. http://www.amphibie.be/

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Empty mass : 900 kg, total mass : 1700 kg. Rotary engine, license NSU Wankell, was very small and noisy. Starting was difficult because of underpowered starter, speed was 50 km/h. In August 1998, near Aurillac, France, this Croco was belonging to the author. Since the middle of the 80s, VMB Vesta, near Karlsruhe, marketed the heavily modified Croco named Rhino. Pict J M M near Aurillac.

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Croco of collection with Renault 5 engine instead of NSU-Wankel and left hand drive (instead normal right hand drive on Croco). Pict 'Tout Terrain Magazine', Jan-Feb 2010.

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Croco of Guy Ligier with a trailer. Pict 'Tout Terrain Magazine', Jan-Feb 2010.

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Rhino of VMB VESTA Mashinenbau GmbH & Co manufactured from the mid-80s at Rheinstetten near Karlsruhe replaces Croco until mid-2000. Nowadays, it is named the 'Alligo Cross Country Vehicle' and can be seen on the on the site : http://www.alligo.com/Deutsch/

Rhino of VMB VESTA Mashinenbau GmbH

Nowadays address is :

http://www.alligo.com/Alligo_Cross-Country-Vehicle/Alligo-Cross-Country-Vehicle.html

 

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