New Scope Ford F-650 XUV

Name: New Scope Ford F-650 XUV
Type of Apocalypse: Zombies
Why: The New Scope Truck Ford F-650 Super Duty is very, very ridiculous. Between the zombie-smashing diamond plate front bumper, te six swingin' doors, and the giant diesel tanks running down the side, it's got apocalypse machine written all over it. Though…


Chevrolet Sting-Ray Concept

Name: Chevrolet Sting-Ray Concept
Type of Apocalypse: Robot Apocalypse
Why: The Chevrolet Stingray concept debuted here at the Chicago Auto Show, and aside from being a seriously badass Corvette concept car its Transformers alter-ego Sideswipe would be great in something like a robot apocalypse. Of course such a…

Suzuki Makai Concept

Name: Suzuki Makai Concept
Type of Apocalypse: Rising Ocean Levels
Why: If Al Gore is right (and he always is) pretty soon we'll be up to our necks in globally warmed ocean water when the Greenland ice sheet and the South Pole melt into the sea. We may be forced to live on the mountaintops but that doesn't mean we…

1936 Auburn Speedster

Name: 1936 Auburn Speedster
Type of Apocalypse: Unstoppable Life-Ending Global Catastrophe
Why: A meteor or comet related apocalypse is statistically inevitable, and considering the astronomic community spends some amount of time hunting for Earth threatening bodies means they'll probably eventually find one. In…

Cheap Trick Chevy Avalanche

Name: Cheap Trick Chevrolet Avalanche
Type of Apocalypse: Rock & Roll really does destroy society
Why: The Cheap Trick modified Chevrolet Avalanche is the perfect vehicle for an end-times reminiscent of those depicted in the 1981 classic Heavy Metal. No other vehicle could so effortlessly traverse a futurescape ruled…

The Jeep Kid Zone

Name: Jeep Kid Zone
Type of Apocalypse: Chryslerpocalypse
Why: This one is largely irrelevant and extremely esoteric, but these little PowerWheels Jeeps stationed in the "Jeep Kid Zone" are the perfect way to save you from the Chryslerpocalypse. You probably haven't read it anywhere, but a large majority of auto…

Mitsubishi Racing Lancer

Name: Mitsubishi Racing Lancer
Type of Apocalypse: Collapse Of Society
Why: Sadly, Mitsubishi has canceled its global rally program, but that didn't stop the Racing Lancer from showing up in Chicago. Of all the cars here, its probably the most capable of high speed extra-highway transit. With a diesel engine and…