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Mercedes GTK Concept

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Published: January 22, 2011
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For a change I tried designing a car instead of a weapon. Well it ended up being a car WITH a weapon. Hope you like it :-)

About the vehicle:
This is the Mercedes GTK Concept in Bundeswehr (German Army) ISAF camouflage. It's essentially a 2 seater next generation offroad vehicle filled with technical ideas. To begin with, the GTK has no axes but 4 electric wheel hub motors in every wheel. The wheels are attached by 6-axis KUKA robotarms and steered by FESTO fluidic muscles from -90° to +90°. This allows the vehicle to be extremely offroad capable, fast and agile.

The car has no windows and is designed to be aerodynamic and ballistic impact-reflecting. It also features split gullwingdoors, a electric winch, 360° cameras, slideout weapon storrage, a 40mm GMW and a battery slate system below the bonnet.
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Benjaminb67's avatar
insert nazi joke here.
fulcrum77's avatar
fulcrum77Hobbyist Digital Artist
...now I wanna put a turret up on the roof of my 1987 WV Golf II :(
Heretic1311's avatar
Well, the Golf has not exactly the best ballistic reflection properties :la:
But it WOULD look cool :D
ihatzi's avatar
ihatziHobbyist Digital Artist
Very nice work, love it!

You gotta get your stuff onto RenderHub : www.renderhub.com

Ion
Bing3D's avatar
Bing3DHobbyist Digital Artist
super cool!
Ashofthewilliams's avatar
AshofthewilliamsStudent General Artist
Germany
FUCK JA!

Kommen wieder zu retten die Mutter fucking day, yeah!
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JetPowerFIEHobbyist General Artist
The presentation and the description sound like an actual brochure for this thing, and I'm sure if you put it on one several websites would take it for the real deal. Fantastic!
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SHLEEMOProfessional General Artist
Terrific! 
jonb74's avatar
jonb74Hobbyist Digital Artist
Holy crap, that's awesome. Its like an all terrain rover, perhaps ideal for planetary expeditions.
Great work, here.
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MASCH-ARTHobbyist Digital Artist
super image, great work:) (Smile)
cayopolus's avatar
Model fantastic! ... So like a concept model!
Besentanz's avatar
Well there is already the Dingo, which is basically a Mercedes Unimog chassis with armoured body by KMW and remote controlled machine-gun.
Nice work though.
spikedpsycho's avatar
He said 40 mm GMW GMW or GraMaWa (Granatmaschinenwaffe)
That means 40mm grenade launcher (for which the barrel looks too long)
Looks like a .50 caliber.
But a bushmaster would be more preferred.   www.youtube.com/watch?v=eVm6hv…
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MarnodorHobbyist Digital Artist
Amazing vehicle design, absolutely inspiring.
Makes me want to pick up Maya full time again :)
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steeloavengerHobbyist Interface Designer
I love this! Might have to make one!
Dlordtesh's avatar
I cann't help it!...Sorry!...I must just shout:
SIEG HEILL !!!
supergut
Atropos907's avatar
when I saw this I had to have one.  And now I do!  I painted it with a dark red-violet carbon fiber.
keep up the awesome modeling and let me know if you license any more designs to fabricators. 

paintjob below
atropos907.deviantart.com/art/…
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Camilo101Student General Artist
this is so sweet
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xxxRavenbladexxxHobbyist Traditional Artist
It looks awesome.
Convincing design and details. I'm sure we are able to build that wehicle nowadays.
You're plannig on becoming a developing Engineer or something similar ?
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OnyxthegreatHobbyist General Artist
Love it! Very futuristic.
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SpineBl4st3rStudent Artist
It cost 400.000$ just to drive this thing....for 12 seconds
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Beowulf2345Student Digital Artist
You should be the next head of the Q branch of MI6. 007 needs this.
Meta00's avatar
AKA the Mercedes Warthog
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