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Friday, December 6, 2019

The Holy Mother of Metal, Thor 24 been sold at $12 million price-tags

Recently, an unnamed car collector made a surprise at a special auction event held in Saudi Arabia. It was known that he bought an unusual car for around the US $12 million (Rp.169.09 billion) at an auction held by Worldwide Auctioneer.
Thor 24, a unique monstrous-sized truck was the brainchild of Mike Harrah and built by the help of the automotive builder Tim Spinks, and Paul Abram. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/34TjVqu)
Indeed the car he bought at the auction was not an ordinary vehicle. Apparently, he bought a truck that was named by the maker as Thor 24. As quoted from Autoblog, this unique monstrous-sized truck was the brainchild of Mike Harrah and built by the help of the automotive builder Tim Spinks, and Paul Abram. In its 7-years long developing process, the enormous-sized truck spends around the US $7 million or Rp.98.64 billion.
Dashboard view of Thor 24, a big-rig truck powered with 24-cylinder V12 12-cylinder supercharged engines. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2Yki0Jh)
The exterior is visible with a striking accent in the form of a series of horns wrapped in a layer of chrome and polished aluminum and stainless steel. In a similar color nuance also applied to other components such as driveline, hubs, brakes, spoilers, sunroof.

At the rear side of the cabin, there's an illustration of Thor known as the god of thunder in Norse mythology, which later taken as the name of this monstrous-sized vehicle. Then, enter its interior, there's a classic impression due to the steering wheel that still uses a layer of wood. While on the panel meter on its dashboard uses aluminum materials.
At the rear side of the cabin, there's an illustration of Thor known as a Nordic thunder god, which later taken as the name of this monstrous-sized vehicle. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/34TjVqu)
Physically, Thor 24 has a length of 13.4 meters and weighs 14.5 tons. This giant truck is a long version of the 1979 Peterbilt 359 model. Almost all the details on it were remade, including its two V12 machines. Besides that, the Thor24 is also known as one of the most powerful semi trucks for now and dubbed the "Holy Mother of Metal."
This unique truck, which weighs around 1,451 kg is equipped with two 24-cylinder V12 12-cylinder supercharged Detroit engines that able to spew a maximum power of 3,794 horsepower at 2,500 rotations per minute.

With such engine power is able to make it speeding on the streets up to 209 kph. In addition, this monster truck is also equipped with a manual gearbox, independent suspension and also equipped with electric brake devices. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | HOTCARS | AUTOBLOG]
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