Extreme Machines: Extreme Off-Road Vehicles, 1st Edition

  • Ian F. Mahaney
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  • ISBN-10: 1499412142
  • ISBN-13: 9781499412147
  • DDC: 629.2288
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 6th Grade
  • 32 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released June 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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Overview

Off-road vehicles add an extreme element to driving, and readers will see why through this text's in-depth look at the technology and engineering behind some very extreme machines. Readers will learn about haul trucks, logging trucks, swamp vehicles, tractors, sandrails, military super machines, tanks, and bulldozers. The text covers each vehicle's purpose and the history of their usage. The text also tells readers how to pursue careers that involve off-road vehicles and where they can go to see the latest developments in extreme off-roading vehicle technology.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
1: What Are Off-Road Vehicles?.
2: The Best of the Best.
Hardworking Machines.
3: Haul Trucks.
4: Logging Trucks.
5: Tracked Power Machines.
6: Mighty Tractors.
Across Water and Sand.
7: Amphibious Vehicles.
8: Off-Road Sandrails.
Military Super Machines.
9: U.S. Military Classic–The Jeep.
10: All-Powerful Tanks.
11: Armored Bulldozers.
12: Off-Road Marvel–the Humvee.
13: Off-Road, Off-Land Hovercrafts.
Glossary.
For More Information.
Index.