This 8-wheel monster truck can crab walk and SWIM through the ocean

by | Jun 11, 2022 - 6:49PM | Car Reviews

It’s not just an 8-wheel monster truck. 

It’s an amphibious 8-wheel monster truck that can go from land to water with the push of a button. 

This is the Shaman and it can ‘swim’ through the ocean using a detachable propeller.

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The 8 wheels also float, making the tank totally buoyant. 

So how do you take it from land to water?

To take this thing in the water, you need to lock all the wheels, put it in neutral and press a button to transfer the power from the tires to the propeller. 

Then it can be driven normally. The gas pedal will just turn the propeller at the back instead of the wheels. 

While cool, the Shaman isn’t winning any speed records. 

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With the screw-on propeller, it can only reach water speeds up to 6.4 km/h (4.3 mph). 

But it wasn’t built to break speed records, this beast of a vehicle was built to tackle the terrain in extreme weather conditions – including flooded roads and water crossings.

The Shaman has a button called ‘crab mode’ that allows it to drive sideways (yep, sideways!) 

And if that’s not crazy enough, the tank also has a button to turn the front wheels in one direction and the back wheels in another so you can do tight turns. 

The 6-speed manual is now being used as a police vehicle in Dubai.

It’s also been converted into an off-road ambulance which is used to reach places normal rescue vehicles can’t. 

Equipped with low-pressure tires, the Shaman was built to traverse some of the most extreme environments in the world. 

It can tackle rivers, snow, desert, ocean waters and steep rocky terrain.

Made by Avtoros, the Shaman starts at $200,000. 

A beast on the outside, the tank is something else entirely on the inside. 

The interior can be transformed into a place of luxury for its passengers. 

Each seat is adjustable and each has its own armrests. 

It also has benches that can be transformed into beds for up to four people. 

How ‘bout that! 

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