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Jungle
6th January 2014, 17:29
There is probably an opportunity to pick some up:

Majority of US MRAPs To Be Scrapped or Stored (http://www.defensenews.com/article/20140105/DEFREG02/301050007/)


WASHINGTON — The US Army estimates it will need to spend $1.7 billion in supplemental wartime dollars over the next several years to modernize and retain 8,585 mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles, while divesting itself of another 7,456 MRAPs it no longer needs.

But the majority of those the service will keep will be mothballed in prepositioned stocks, according to an internal Army document.

Even with thousands of vehicles sitting in warehouses awaiting the next conflict, the MRAPs that will remain in the force represent only one third of the 25,000the Pentagon bought since 2007, costing $50 billion.

Morer at link

RoyalGreenJacket
6th January 2014, 20:59
if only i had the money to buy one...

Goldie fish
6th January 2014, 21:04
if only i had the money to buy one...

Shouldn't have wasted your cash on a Chelsea tractor then :)

The real Jack
6th January 2014, 21:15
Think I'd prefer one of these tanks, similar weight & fuel consumption to a MRAP too!

http://www.blogcdn.com/www.autoblog.com/media/2012/06/2013-mercedes-benz-g63-amg-fd.jpg

spider
6th January 2014, 23:39
If I won the lottery...

http://www.mod-sales.com/direct/vehicle/,37,/46101/Tempest_4x4.htm

GoneToTheCanner
7th January 2014, 14:18
A G-wagon? Too much (silly) money for a mini-Unimog....buy a nice Land Cruiser instead, or if you are really rugged, get a Pinzgauer..

RoyalGreenJacket
7th January 2014, 15:58
Shouldn't have wasted your cash on a Chelsea tractor then :)

one can never waste money on a Quattro ;)

ropebag
7th January 2014, 22:05
one can never waste money on a Quattro ;)

one can - buy a mondeo instead and spend a week with half a dozen hookers and a pound of coke.

you'll not go to your grave thinking 'i wish i'd snorted coke off fewer tits and looked more seriously at depreciation values..'