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1959 Ferret + Modern Engineering

Toyo Tires got together with Action Vehicle Engineering to upgrade and modernize a 1959 British Scout Vehicle called the Ferret. Then they put BJ Baldwin behind the wheel. Check it out:

Here's what they have to say about it:

CYPRESS, CA – Toyo Tires® has unleashed ‘The Ferret’ with off-road champion BJ Baldwin behind the wheel. Out to prove that Toyo® Open Country® tires are capable of taking any vehicle across every terrain, this action-filled video features Baldwin taking the highly modified Ferret through forests, deserts, and water as well as across seemingly impossible obstacles.

‘The Ferret’ was constructed using a 1959 British Ferret 4X4 military scout vehicle as a platform. Heavily modified from its original design by Action Vehicle Engineering, it has six massive Toyo Open Country tires mounted on custom wheels… two of which are powered by hydraulic motors operated from inside. Its modified suspension with King Shocks allows ‘The Ferret’ to travel rough terrain and conquer obstacles with ease. To give it a boost in horsepower, American muscle was added by installing a Chevrolet LS engine in the rear. Atop ‘The Ferret’ is a custom-built launcher with a grappling hook that is attached to a winch cable.


More about Toyo Tires in their Own Words

Established in 1966, Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. represents the innovation, quality, performance, and excellent service that Toyo Tires has delivered worldwide for 70 years. The company offers a full line of premium tires for nearly every vehicle including light trucks, SUVs, crossovers, sports cars, luxury cars and hybrids as well as commercial trucks. Many of the tires are built in the United States at their state-of-the-art factory in White, Georgia. To find the right tire for your vehicle as well as an authorized dealer, visit

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