Zumwalt The Destroyer

Sounds like a band from the 70’s but this tumblehome naval architecture is far from that.

Girandoni Secret Weapon of Lewis & Clark

Lewis and Clark’s secret weapon – a late 18th Century .46 cal. 20 shot repeating air rifle by Girandoni , as used bin the Napoleonic Wars. A Treasure Gun from the NRA National Firearms Museum. See more at http://NRAmuseum.com. Narrated by Phil Schreier.

SEMA 2008 – KNIGHT XV(TM)-The World’s Largest, Most Luxurious, Handcrafted, Biofuel Powered Fully Armoured SUV in Las Vegas


Some may say it is overkill and a niche vehicle that isn’t needed.  I believe conquest vehicles saw an opportunity and may have hit the target.  The concept is being sold throughout the world and from my short discussion with the team and their CEO I would say there are only good things to come in the future.

I am stopping by their display at SEMA2008 tomorrow so check back.

Check out their press release.

Las Vegas, Nevada, November 4, 2008 – Conquest Vehicles Inc., the Toronto-based company that specializes in the design and manufacturing of fully armoured, ultra-luxurious, handcrafted sport utility vehicles has unveiled its flagship vehicle, the KNIGHT XV™ at the 2008 SEMA show in Las Vegas, announced William Maizlin, President, Conquest Vehicles, Inc.

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