Rezvani Tank V6 ready for SEMA

Rezvani-Tank-Front Three-Quarter-Static

If you haven’t heard of the Rezvani Tank by now, let’s just say that’s going to change.

It is, as the name suggests, a tank, but it uses a Jeep Wrangler as its basis, and then custom builder, Rezvani Motors, goes to town on it.

With custom body work and engine modification, it’s every bit as capable as its Wrangler donor, but just look at it – if this thing doesn’t shout “Get the hell out of my way!” then nothing will.

Rolling shot

Inside it’s mostly a Wrangler, with select pieces being enhanced, but from the outside it’s has been cleverly built around the Wrangler Unlimited body with every panel coming in for cosmetic enhancement, but look closer as you can still see Jeep details.

The glass is identical, as are the door surrounds – look past the bits hanging off it and the Wrangler shape starts to come through.

Regardless, it’s a very fresh take on what most converters offer. The Tank unveiled a few weeks ago had a 6.4-litre HEMI V8 shoehorned under the bonnet, which makes sense given the FCA connection, but now – just in time for SEMA – Rezvani Motors is offering a V6 version.

And yes, it’s the Pentastar V6 that you’ll normally find in a Wrangler – the 3.6-litre unit.

front three quarter

The reason? Well, it always come down to cost. For the Rezvani Tank V8 you’ll shell out a cool US$178,000. Ouch.

Fear not, those with deep pockets but short arms – the V6 starts at a far more reasonable US$146,000.

rear three quarter

The options list is also daunting. Thermal night vision cameras, military-style run-flat tyres and bullet-proof glass – just the stuff you need for post-apocalyptic living.

Ballistic armor for the body, fuel tank, floorpan and radiator as well as gas masks and any other self-defence mechanism you can think of can also be added.

Time to start putting those spare five cent pieces away.

About Karl Peskett 406 Articles
A passionate writer, editor and driver, Karl is the go-to man when it comes to four wheels. With stints in television, radio, print and online, Karl has been writing about cars for more than a decade. He drives around 100 vehicles every year and has tested everything from Bugattis to Suzukis. Sometimes on track, sometimes off-road, his focus is on producing objective journalism without fear or favour.

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.