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Monster Trucks of Mexico Drug Gangs

"Built on three-axle truck beds, they had room for 20 armed men, one official said. They were covered with inch-thick steel, which could withstand 50-caliber fire, and each had been equipped with insulation.
Sanho Tree, a drug policy expert at the Institute for Policy Studies, a Washington-based research group, said the vehicles reminded him of the Monitor and the Merrimack, two American warships that fought the first naval battle between ironclad ships during the Civil War.…"
Photo: Sedena, via Associated Press
Article NYT June 8, 2011 by Damien Cave: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/08/world/americas/08mexico.html?_r=3
Spotted on Boing Boing this morning

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Does it come with air conditioning?

Unknown said...

Hi, Lloyd.... Guess I'll do some modifying to my 914 to get this look! joyce

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