Movie buffs and fans of George Miller’s action film Mad Max: Fury Road have a chance to bid on the monstrous vehicles the characters drove around the post-apocalyptic wasteland.
Lloyds Auctions, an Australian auction house, will offer 13 of the vehicles as a collection September 25 and 26.
“Blown, super-turbo charged and armed to the teeth with weaponry and War Boys, the machines that outran the end of civilization have been unearthed in the greatest barn-find ever recorded,” Llyod Auctions says on its website. “Nitrous, noxious, and no-nonsense harbingers of hell, marking man’s uncanny ability to wring beauty even from that designed for death and destruction, art from power, meaning from machine.”
Let’s take a look at the 13 deathly Mad Max vehicles included in the collection:
The War Rig: Prime Mover Inc. Tanker and Ball Pig-Trailer
Arguably one of the most recognizable vehicles from the film is Furiousa’s War Rig, a 78-foot long 18-wheeler made from a Czechoslovakian Tatra and a 1940s Chevy Fleetmaster.
“She (and ‘she’ she most definitely is) bestrides the Fury Road, a beast of war as much, a beast of burden, piloted by the most trusted warrior and heralded driver of the Citadel, Furiosa,” the auction house describes the beast. “A dozen elite War Boys hunker down on the truck and trailers of this massive machine and a convoy of cars and motorbikes with her across the desert.”
The Gigahorse: W16 Cadillac Pair
This monstrosity is made up of two 1959 Cadillac Coupe de Villes piled on top of one another, riding on huge double rear wheels and powered by twin V8s.
As stated in the vehicle’s auction listing, it acted as the flagship of Citadel’s Armada and is armed with a whaler’s harpoon and the devil’s flamethrower making it “likely the first thing you hear and the last thing you see on the Fury Road.”
The Doof Wagon
Or as the auction house so delicately nicknames it the War Boys’ little drummer boy, this repurposed 8×8 M.A.N. missile-carrier equipped with a stage surrounded by speakers where the Door Warrior played his flame-throwing guitar.
Drummers were mounted in the back playing a taiko beat on large resonators made from air conditioning ducts.
Nux Car: 1932 Chevy Coupe
“This vehicle is every hotrodders’ dream and the perfect chariot for young Nux, a true believer and gun driver in the Citadel Armada who puts the fun back in fundamental,” the auction house says. “Nux is the deliverer of death, the fan and the fanatic, a loyal servant and lethal savant and the car is his art, hope and heart.”
A few of the many eerie accessories on the car include a crucifix holding up a skull wearing a mask, a doll’s head in place of a steering wheel, and a metal crow bobblehead on the dash.
Convoy Car: Elvis
This dusty convoy car with some sort of machine gun attached on top is made of a 3-window coupe with an extended chassis and a pair of GMC V6’s slung end-to-end.
“With nitrous injection and a single gunner keeping the power to weight ratio way down Elvis earns his place as the hi-speed outrider of the War Rig convoy, the heartbeat of barter on the Fury Road,” the listing explains.
Convoy Car: Jag Flamer
“The sandblasted and shiny chassis speaks of construction once upon a time in GasTown, but it has now found fame as part of Furiosa’s convoy: such is recycling in the shifting sands of the Wasteland,” the auction house says introducing this convoy car.
“Black pitch on silver chassis, spats spitting flam and bullet at any and all that dare interfere with his trade.”
Razor Cola: 1973 XB Flacon Coupe
This mean machine, playing the salvaged XB Interceptor that was resurrected in the crucible of the Citadel, is jacked up on off-road rails and sits on supersized wheels.
A double-aspirated V8 blower is topped by a “skull sucking air into Scott Hat as Slit sits atop the shiny-chrome assassin, jockeying hundreds of horsepower and a handful of hate,” Lloyds Auction notes.
Pole Car: Pontiac Surfari
Cirque du Soleil post-apocalyptic style, this stripped and chopped 1956 Pontiac Custom Safari wagon features a 20-foot-long pole welded to the V8 engine block used for aerial gymnastics… but it wasn’t as graceful as it sounds. A surfboard is found mounted to the hood, giving this metal monster its name.
Sabre Tooth: F250 Claw Car
“A repurposed F250 tow truck, sporting a massive harpoon for lassoing quarry, and a vicious pair of steel ‘teeth’ to bite into the earth and slow a victim’s vehicle until the coup de grace could be delivered by the rest of the Bulletfarm alumni,” the auction house says while describing this rusted truck.
Fire Car: Dodge
This flame-throwing attack dog, finished in the Citadel’s black livery, this old school hot rod equipped with a “Roots blow mounted low ahead of the radiator, sucking in air and dust in near equal proportion,” Lloyds says.
Caltrop: El Dorado
This classic El Dorado has been turned into a war machine with guns mounted upfront and in the center and a killing scorecard carved into the drivers’ side door.
Buggy: Ratrod Chevy
“Just enough parts leftover from a real car to fashion this pint-sized powerful pirate, a radically chop-topped, cut and shunted Chevrolet solo symphony for single driver and sub-machine gun,” the auction notes in the listing.
“The rusted patina and high calibre weaponry speak of a tough life in the killing fields of Bulletfarm.”
Buick: Heavy Artillery with Hummer Weapon Mount
A personal guard for the Gigahorse, this Buick is equipped with an extended rear differential and extra-large double rear wheels.
For more information about the collection, visit Lloyds Auctions’ website.