HTML conversion by Michael P. Owen, March 2000
Working Vehicle = Pushover
That's the impression most road-jockeys have.
Not so with the new Fnord Rambler, a working man's truck built with the firepower to handle most any situation. Rockets for explosive punch, and a front-mounted Vulcan with superb targeting electronics that lets you reach out and burst some rubber! And when there's no load, twist Rambler's tail and watch her jump! Pull that load with confidence -- you have the Rambler.
Because the Rambler is intended to haul cargo, it is not equipped with mines or other dropped weapons. Fnord strongly suggests using trailers equipped with such systems.
Rambler -- Pickup, X-hvy chassis, Hvy suspension, Thundercat power plant, 6 solid tires, driver only, smokescreen with extra magzine back, VMG front, 3 HRs (one each L, R, and F), quick-release standard hitch, camper shell, Hi-Res computer. Armor: F30, B25, T10, U10, R25, L25, 6 10-point Armored Wheel Hubs. Accel. 10, HC 2, Max. speed 120, 7,800 lbs., $32,250.
Rambler Burning Midnight -- As above, but upgrade armor to fireproof. $37,100.
Rambler Unlimited. -- Remove hitch, HRs, VMG, and two points of armor. Add Gauss gun in universal turret, radar, upgrade remaining armor to Laser-Reflective/Fireproof. 7,798 lbs., $50,225.
Note -- The Rambler is capable of 10 mph acceleration while hauling a trailer of up to 5,600 lbs, and 5 mph acceleration while hauling a trailer of up to 12,300 lbs. If the trailer to be hauled weighs more than 6,000 lbs., however, the hitch will have to be upgraded and some armor removed to keep the vehicle under weight. The Unlimited option, of course, was never intended to pull a trailer.