Next Phase Of The Rally Fighter Features Intel Integration

My head was only still for a few seconds of my hot lap in a Rally Fighter, but that's all it took for me to notice the accessory controls were the vehicle's biggest letdown. Local Motors is seeking to rectify that with the integration of an open-source "Galileo board" from Intel. » 3/26/14 8:18am 3/26/14 8:18am

Watch Me Talk Hipster Bikes And Lifted Pickups With Local Motors

Local Motors was a little sad when we teased them about the goofy hipsteriness of their power-assisted bicycles, so they asked me over to their headquarters in Chandler, AZ to play with their toys and talk trucks. Didn't really make sense to me either, but who turns down an invite to a warehouse full of sweet vehicles? » 1/29/14 4:45pm 1/29/14 4:45pm

The Local Motors Rally Fighter Is An Open-Source All-Road Beast

Local Motors has been building the Rally Fighter for a few years now. It's big, it's brash, it's powerful. It's really everything you'd want in your ultimate offroading vehicle. And it's everything you imagined it would be, and more. » 1/12/14 12:00pm 1/12/14 12:00pm

Local Motors Is Building A Rally Fighter With A Crazy 600 Horsepower

Here are some words that no one has ever used to describe a Local Motors Rally Fighter: "boring." "Pedestrian." "Yawn." And to make sure it stays that way , Local Motors has decided to stuff a supercharger under the already souped-up hood, so now your desert racer can be propelled by 600 ponies. » 10/26/13 3:21pm 10/26/13 3:21pm

The Rally Fighter goes racing

The awesome open-source Local Motors Rally Fighter will tackle the Parker 425 cross-desert race. This is a full off-road desert race and a real test for the crowd-sourced Rally Fighter's durability. As for performance? It weighs 3,800 pounds and has a 400 hp turbodiesel engine, so it should do just fine if it holds… » 2/02/11 1:30pm 2/02/11 1:30pm

Once Upon A Time In Baja: Rally Fighter Goes Off-Road

We've seen the crowd-sourced Local Motors Rally Fighter up close and moving across the SEMA show floor. But we haven't seen it off-road. Until now... and it's epic. Bonus — Gipsy Kings covering "Hotel California" en Español. Awesome. Do want. » 12/10/09 9:00am 12/10/09 9:00am