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Off-roading near Route 66

Don’t try this at home, kids.

This fellow decides to test his four-wheel drive jeep on the boulders and lava fields around Amboy Crater, just off Route 66 near Amboy, Calif.

If anyone needs to test-drive a new 4WD vehicle or check the performance of a new Mars Rover design, you could do a lot worse than this place.

Music is by Manhattan Transfer.

UPDATE: Swa Frantzen, owner of, noted that it’s actually a miniature remote-control vehicle, albeit “a very nice one.”


3 thoughts on “Off-roading near Route 66

  1. Swa

    Actually this is quite safe for kids to play with at home: it’s a miniature – a very nice one, but still a model car.

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