The monstrous Apocalypse Hellfire 6×6 truck meant to survive zombie attack gets well-deserved screen time on Jay Leno’s car show


Last month, we came across a wild 6×6 truck named The Warlord that’s based on the Dodge Ram 1500 TRX and built by a Florida-based customization company named Apocalypse Manufacturing. The 6×6 truck is one of the craziest off-roading rigs we have seen lately and it looks like the perfect choice as an escape vehicle during a zombie attack. But the company also offers something that cranks up the crazy all the way to 11. Meet the Hellfire 6×6, an over-the-top vehicle that’s loosely based around a lifted Jeep Gladiator. It’s the kind of machine that can save you when the world is hit with an apocalypse. The owner of the Florida-based company landed up at Jay Leno’s Garage with the Hellfire 6×6, giving us a closer look at the tank-like vehicle.

Weighing just under 6,000 pounds, the Hellfire 6×6 is a behemoth. However, Leno looks impressed with how well the truck accelerates and brakes. The customized truck has a proper 6×6 layout with the company’s proprietary middle axle and an eight-speed automatic transmission borrowed from a Ram 3500 HD. The truck in the video is powered by a Corvette-sourced LS3 that produces 500 horsepower, but the company also has a more powerful version with a Hellcat V8 that can churn out 707hp. While the exterior looks wild and crazy, the interior of the truck is largely unchanged from the donor car.

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The cabin is wrapped in leather, while it gets large displays and also an infrared camera that provides a 360-degree view around the truck. Leno admits the six-wheeled monster doesn’t suit his taste, but he appreciates the idea behind the project. If you fancy one for yourself, be ready to pay anywhere from $150,000 to $250,000.

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