TIV-2: An Exclusive Look Inside The Techie Tank-Like Tornado-Chaser

We first saw Sean Casey's latest and greatest in mobile tornado chasing insanity, the TIV-2, in a spy photo back in May » 11/05/08 3:35pm 11/05/08 3:35pm, but now Sean's given us this exclusive first-hand look at the truck-based tech-filled tank here at SEMA and the scoop on what to expect from the TIV-3 for next season's show, "Storm Chasers."…

What's It Like When Lightning Strikes Your Toyota 4Runner?

Storm chasers know what they're getting into when they go put themselves in the middle of nature's fury, but when that fury helps itself to a piece of this Toyota 4Runner, the results are pretty shocking. This fellow was out hunting weather and his 4Runner got nailed at the ham radio antenna mounted on the roof. The… » 9/04/08 1:40pm 9/04/08 1:40pm

Storm Chaser Takes Lead In Zombie Apocalypse Challenge

We're not sure where this best fits into our many post-apocalyptic nightmare scenarios, but it's practically begging for Mad Max to drive it through a field of vampire zombies. Captured in Kansas, this bulldog-in-black is a purpose-built storm chaser with some seriously thick steel plate armor, bullet proof glass and… » 5/02/08 10:40am 5/02/08 10:40am