Nothing runs like a Deere, they say. And in some cases, nothing runs from one, either.
Better known as manufacturers of agricultural equipment, John Deere also produces a lineup of rugged utility vehicles better suited for worksites and, well, war zones.
Witness their Military Gator XUVs.
Two models here: The A1 features a rifle mount, keyless ignition, foldable rollover bar and a front litter carrier that can hold up to 250 lbs of cargo. It’s also Airdrop-certified and can run on either diesel or JP-8 jet fuel. If you’re storming the beach (or hills), this is your ride.
Meanwhile, the A3-T (pictured above) is a U.S. Army-approved all-terrain maintenance vehicle better suited for transporting personnel, tools and cargo across airfields.
It’s all part of a larger line of John Deere's military-ready UVs, which they've been producing for decades ... including the autonomous R-Gator, which was unveiled back in 2004. Take that, Elon Musk.