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Ford Raptor 6x6 Monster Bus Is Real, Comes from Russia With Love

Ford Market does it again! The Russian service and tuning house has created the first Raptor 6x6 Bus, as rugged as Hennessey's VelociRaptor, but ready for camping or bands on tour.
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First, some introductions. Ford Market is located in Moscow and has created a few amazing, 100% unique machines. Namely, they have the only Focus Speedster in the world, as well as the only Focus RS convertible and a monster truck.

Of course, all these builds were cosmetic, fake. The monster truck just uses the Focus body on a Russian truck chassis while the RS convertible is a "new" RS face on the Focus convertible from over a decade ago.

And likewise, we get the feeling that this monster buss isn't powered by a real Raptor engine, but it is extremely cool-looking.

We're not bus experts, but it looks like the project is based on the Ford Econoline Club Wagon. By the look of the windows and trim, this used to be a 3rd-generation of the E-Series, so it was built between about 1975 and 1991. Every old movie about a local news station, terrorists, or bands on the road had one of these in there.

The old bus got gutted of its inside, stripped of paint and the chassis was adapted to fit two axles at the back. By the way, both of them are powered, unlike some fake 6x6 projects we've seen.

Then come the cosmetic changes, including a full face swap with the grille, lights, and bumpers of the F-150 Raptor. It's possible that the body kit actually includes parts from the American-built Velociraptor, as we can't think of a single source for bolt-on rear fenders like the ones we see here. The wheels are also in the tuner's style, and you can't have a rugged off-road truck without adding light bars.

 
 
 
 
 

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