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2nd Feb '18 1:59:05 PM Conradus
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* During the Africa campaign of UsefulNotes/WorldWarII, the British Special Air Services utilized Jeeps packing machine guns and loaded for bear with all the equipment needed for long-range patrol as one of their main weapons to conduct commando raids on German patrols and supply lines. The British weren't amused when Series/RatPatrol portrayed such operations as [[AmericaWonWorldWatII American.]]

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* During the Africa campaign of UsefulNotes/WorldWarII, the British Special Air Services utilized Jeeps packing machine guns and loaded for bear with all the equipment needed for long-range patrol as one of their main weapons to conduct commando raids on German patrols and supply lines. The British weren't amused when Series/RatPatrol Series/TheRatPatrol portrayed such operations as [[AmericaWonWorldWatII [[AmericaWonWorldWarII American.]]
2nd Feb '18 1:57:01 PM Conradus
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* During the Africa campaign of UsefulNotes/WorldWarII, the British Special Air Services utilized Jeeps packing machine guns and loaded for bear with all the equipment needed for long-range patrol as one of their main weapons to conduct commando raids on German patrols and supply lines.

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* During the Africa campaign of UsefulNotes/WorldWarII, the British Special Air Services utilized Jeeps packing machine guns and loaded for bear with all the equipment needed for long-range patrol as one of their main weapons to conduct commando raids on German patrols and supply lines. The British weren't amused when Series/RatPatrol portrayed such operations as [[AmericaWonWorldWatII American.]]
14th Jan '18 7:28:01 PM MarkLungo
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* In ''TabletopGame/{{Crimestrikers}}'', [[TheSyndicate crime syndicate]] Outrage has the Mob Mobile, which looks like an ordinary sedan until its hidden weapons are deployed.
15th Dec '17 9:27:05 AM Conradus
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* ''Why Johnny Can't Speed'', a tongue-in-cheek revenge tale by Creator/AlanDeanFoster. In this short story, road rage is legal, so all vehicles are armed to the teeth. A father sets out to avenge his son who was killed disputing a lane change.

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* ''Why Johnny Can't Speed'', a tongue-in-cheek revenge tale by Creator/AlanDeanFoster. In this short story, road rage is legal, so all vehicles are armed to the teeth. A father sets out to avenge his son who was killed disputing a lane change. [[spoiler: Since the father used to be professional combatant at this, he gets his revenge.]]
6th Oct '17 3:58:52 PM RedScharlach
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* The ''MadMax'' franchise (and ''Mad Max II'' aka ''The Road Warrior'' especially) has a lot of vehicles that may or may not qualify for this trope depending on your point of view. The post apocolyptic setting means that there isn't anything high tech, but that doesn't stop them wreaking havoc using vehicles.

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* The ''MadMax'' franchise (and ''Mad Max II'' aka ''The Road Warrior'' especially) has a lot of vehicles that may or may not qualify for this trope depending on your point of view. The post apocolyptic apocalyptic setting means that there isn't anything high tech, but that doesn't stop them wreaking havoc using vehicles.



* The two ''Videogame/Vigilante8'', a SpirtualSuccessor to ''Interstate '''76'', has pretty much every vehicle weaponized; even garbage trucks and motorcycles.

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* The two ''Videogame/Vigilante8'', a SpirtualSuccessor SpiritualSuccessor to ''Interstate '''76'', has pretty much every vehicle weaponized; even garbage trucks and motorcycles.
20th Aug '17 8:16:53 PM marcoasalazarm
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* The David Robbins ''{{Endworld}}'' series has the SEAL, an armoured van that carries twin .50 caliber machine guns, a rocket launcher, a FLAMETHROWER, and stinger missiles.

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* The David Robbins ''{{Endworld}}'' ''Literature/{{Endworld}}'' series has the SEAL, an amphibious armoured van (made of nearly indestructible plastic) that carries twin .50 caliber machine guns, a rocket launcher, a FLAMETHROWER, and stinger missiles.


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* The Jeeps packing Ma Deuces used by ''Series/TheRatPatrol''.


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* During the Africa campaign of UsefulNotes/WorldWarII, the British Special Air Services utilized Jeeps packing machine guns and loaded for bear with all the equipment needed for long-range patrol as one of their main weapons to conduct commando raids on German patrols and supply lines.
17th Aug '17 7:50:13 PM Romagnadvoratrelundar
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** Unless that official is UsefulNotes/JosephStalin. His motorcades included automobiles armed with machine guns and even cannons.

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** **** Unless that official is UsefulNotes/JosephStalin. His motorcades included automobiles armed with machine guns and even cannons.
4th Aug '17 2:22:27 PM BKelly95
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* ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoV'':
** In the main game, Franklin has to steal a prop car from the set of a spy movie. It turns out the onboard weapons are completely functional when he has to defend the truck transporting it and a few other stolen cars.
** In Online, cars both armed and armored are introduced in the Heists update. Specifically, we see an armored sport sedan (Karin Kuruma), an off-roader with a machine gun mounted on it (HVY Insurgent Pickup), and a pickup truck with a gun mounted in the bed (Karin Technical).
** More are introduced in the Executives and Other Criminals Update, including luxury sedans with the option to add armor and a limo with a gun turret.
** More still are introduced in the Import/Export Update. Highlights include a delivery van with armor and a machine gun, a pair of off-road vehicles that carry guns and [[AmphibiousAutomobile float]], and a muscle car resembling [[Series/KnightRider a certain black Trans-Am]].
** The Gunrunning Update goes even further, including a muscle car with machine guns on the roof, a motorcycle with missiles and some flight capability, and an armed sports car.
28th Jul '17 4:51:45 AM longWriter
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* ''WesternAnimation/ActionMan'': In one episode, Grinder added explosive weapons to Team Xtreme's convertible, including missile launchers under the hood and explosives in the passenger's seat to act as a self-destruct. Did we mention the car was being remote-controlled on top of all this?
28th Jun '17 12:21:58 PM FordPrefect
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* '''Go-karts and other racing vehicles:''' nothing says speed like racing vehicles. That said, what can be put on the may be limited, and they tend to be more fragile, resulting in {{Fragile Speedsters}}, especially when compared to...

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* '''Go-karts and other racing vehicles:''' nothing says speed like racing vehicles. That said, what can be put on the may be limited, and they tend to be more fragile, resulting in {{Fragile Speedsters}}, Speedster}}s, especially when compared to...
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