Just like it says in the Constitution, monster truck ownership is a privilege, not a right. That means there’s a certain obligation on the monster truck owner to hold up their end of the deal, and one crucial part of that responsibility is to give your monster truck a bitchin’ name. Here’s five that failed to do just…
If we think of ‘monster trucks’ as regular pickup trucks that grow massive lower appendages due to intense monsterization, then I think we can say that one of the unsung early innovators if this trend was none other than Thiokol, makers of the Juggernaut. Oh, and there’s a DeLorean link here, too.
Monster truck “racing” technically includes a contest of who can get to the finish line first, but really this sport is about showmanship. And when Grave Digger’s signature red headlights come on. you know you’re about to see something amazing.
Monster trucks remain perhaps the most patently silly motorized vehicles on the planet. That doesn’t stop them from getting the most serious/amazing names.
If you’ve ever wondered what it’d be like to witness Roman gladiators tear each other’s hearts out on a stage drenched in pyrotechnics and screaming guitar riffs, but, like, in a family-friendly kind of way with a side of AMERICA, go check out a monster truck show.
At the June 13th Monster Jam “Path Of Destruction” show, driver Tom Meents attempted to pull off the first Guinness World Record certified monster truck front flip. He came up short on a technicality, but put on one hell of a show anyway.
By now, you've probably seen the video where I use a Hummer to crush a Chrysler PT Cruiser. If you haven't, then boy, that was a hell of a spoiler.
This drunk monster truck fan is my every love for cars and car racing and life itself all in one interview.
That's not gone well, has it?
A driver crashed his monster truck into attendees of an automative exhibition, according to multiple Dutch media reports. At least three people are dead, one might be a child, and dozens of other adults and children are injured.
You'd think something as tall as a monster truck would just tip over all the time, and they do, but the gnarliness they can get out of with a boot in the throttle is absolutely awesome to watch.
You're looking at the lifted Chevy known as 'Sail' skimming the heavens in the name of freedom. No, really. This was at "Freedom Fest," so it was totally in the name of freedom.
Is this whole "best Craigslist ad ever" trend finally played out? I think it might be. That's why it's nice to see a good, honest, down-to-earth ad every now and then. Like this fellow in Denver, who's selling his car and plane-eating robot dinosaur. It's as straightforward as sales pitches get!
The Beaulieu motor museum in jolly ol' England is hosting a truck event they've dubbed truckmania, where Big Foot and Optimus Prime will headline a weekend of awesome trucks.
Just because you have a lift and big tires doesn't mean you have a monster truck.
Yes, yes, I hear you saying, it's just another monster truck jump. No, this is a monster monster truck jump, and you need to paste your eyeballs in its direction.
VW solidified their bid to be the official vehicle of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics five years ago, and have spent the time since assembling a 3,000 vehicle fleet that includes some insane Volkswagen Amarok monster trucks.
The noise. The crowd. The epic recovery. Put your speakers on 11 and prepare to get jacked the fuck up watching Son-uva Digger crash and right itself like a 1500 horsepower turtle with a lotta anger and a little ingenuity.
Amateur video captured a truck driver at some kind of motor show in Brazil losing control of his truck and sliding into a crowd of spectators. No one was killed, LiveLeak reports but several spectators are hospitalized in serious condition.