Top Gear drives Grave Digger
What exactly is it like driving a five-tonne 1,500bhp monster truck worth $300,000?
Posted: 28 Oct 2010
Then there are those tyres. Standing at 66in high, they're traditionally found on tractors, although the sport now gets tyres custom-made in China, too. When a tyre is taken straight off the farm, the cleats used for traction in the mud have to be cut right down and buffed. The rubber is also hollowed out, creating hundreds of grooves, all in the name of weight saving - they can shave 60lb off each tyre.