Best Monster Trucks in Monster Jam Circuit Ever
Trucks have been providers of thrill and excitement for many enthusiasts. The massive power and muscular designs have always been the points of attraction in trucks but the desire of achieving the limitless power was never met. This gave rise to a new breed of trucks, Monster Trucks.
Monster Trucks are self-designed vehicles using a powerful engine and strong body of a truck/car. These trucks usually measure 12 feet tall and 12 feet wide. The normal weight of a monster truck is around 5500 kilos which means they are not designed for normal roads rather they perform and compete in events like Monster Jam.
It is a monster truck owned by the Anderson family that debuted in 1982 and was created by Dennis Anderson. This monster has been active for more than 35 years and now competes against 8 Grave Digger vehicles on the Monster Jam circuit. The gravedigger is undoubtedly the most famous truck and it is also considered as the Monster Jam’s flagship truck. The current Grave Digger is based on a 1950 Chevy Panel Van and is powered by a 540ci Merlin. With the Coan 2-speed transaction and the theme song “Bad to the Bone”, Grave Digger aggressively performs in Monster Jam Circuits winning hearts of all the people around the world.
Maximum Destruction or Max-D is one of the most popular monster trucks in Monster Jam. Owned by Tom Meents, it is a futuristic SUV Monster truck known for its freestyle performance. This truck is the primary rival of the legendary Grave Digger and today, there are six Maximum Destruction trucks running successfully on the Monster Jam circuits. With a body style of futuristic SUV and a 540ci Merlin engine, this monster has all the power to drive its fans crazy every time. It sports a 2-speed Coan transmission and enters with a theme song, Doperide. Max-D entered with a new Fire variant in the Monster Jam and won the 2-Wheel skill segment under the handling of Tom Meents.
El Toro Loco
El Toro Loco has been competing at every Monster Jam World Finals since 2003. Owned by FELD Entertainment, this truck is listed among some of the most popular monster trucks that perform in Monster Jam. El Toro Loco is the winner of the Speedster Racing segment with Armando Castro on the steering wheel. With a body style of Customer Bull and 540ci Merlin under the hood, this monster sports a Coan 2-speed transmission and debuted in the Monster Jam in 2001. The year 2019, El Toro Loco entered the championship with the Fire variant and has won the hearts of millions of people through its looks and performance.
Blue Thunder is a FELD entertainment owned monster Truck currently driven by Matt Cody. This monster debuted in 2001 with a Ford F-250 body. The truck then went through a lot of changes in 2012 which also led the truck to be discontinued and then returned in 2013. Today, this monster is based on a 2010 Ford F-150 body with 514ci Ford performance engine and 3-speed Ford C6 transmission. It is the winner of Speedster Obstacle Course 2019 and enters with a theme song, Thunderstruck by AC/DC.
As the name suggests, Scooby-Doo is a customized monster truck with a dog’s body appearance. It is driven by Linsey Read and has been a part of the triple threat series every year since 2015. It runs on a 540ci Merlin engine and sports a Coan 2-speed transmission. Scooby-Doo is the winner of Freestyle course and Showdown in 2019 with Lindsay Read behind the wheel. For the people who enjoy the thrill of Freestyle, this truck has been the favourite choice.
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