Designed and manufactured by AMG Transport Dynamics, the three and half-ton civilian edition of the M12 Warthog FAV is available in a wide range of colors, trim, and equipment specifications. This heavy-duty, off-road vehicle is extremely popular with off-world explorers: compared to the military version, this is a luxurious automobile, with trans-system GPS; omni-directional, networked surround sound; an acoustic dampening field to cancel out road and engine noises; complete user-specific voice control; a highly efficient, long-range power cell; and the capability to drive itself.
The 2549 model had less power than the 2553 model per wheel in terms of horsepower and kilo-wattage. As with every other iteration of the Hog, each wheel has an independent drive-by-wire electric motor, with power generated by a forward-housed low-profile hydrogen I/C plant. The hydrogen fuel is burned at a very high temperature with a synthetic carbon and silicon catalyst to achieve better fuel consumption.
The 2553 edition features a Graf/Hauptman solar/saline actuator capable of converting up to 12 liters of fresh, brackish, or salt water into hydrogen, with increased efficiency allowing the vehicle to get a range of around 200 kilometers after an overnight condensation capture. It has advanced computer systems that allow a perfect distribution of power to every wheel over any surface and is only prone to flipping in hard-bank turns. Thanks to an increased structural rigidity and gas-inflated restraints, this vehicle holds the honor of having the highest passenger safety rating of any recreation vehicles in 2553.
It has a wide range of colors, trim and equipment specifications. It also is built with trans-system GPS, omni-directional networked surround sound, complete user-specific voice control and a highly efficient long range power cell.
This model of hog had 315kw power, 819Nm torque, and a V6/12L engine. It also used SUNS tires.
A manual-transmission version stickers at cR 81,000, while the limited edition wood-trimmed Classic Edition with winch, tow and luggage rack tops out at a price of cR 91,000.
The 2556 model changes the body of the hog to a new chassis. It features a trans-system Global Positioning System, multi-user voice controls, high-quality surround sound system, and the luxurious appeal seen in previous editions of the Hog. Actor Paul Gustafson was cast for an advertisement of the model on Ganymede.
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