You could buy this VW Polo off-road vehicle with Nissan Terrano II bases for under $ 3k


We have seen so many customized vehicles but the imagination of the builders seems to be infinite. The latest example comes from the city of Székesfehérvár in Hungary and is a true off-road vehicle with super mini style. We are talking about a Frankenstein vehicle with a VW Polo body sitting up Nissan Terrano II foundations.

The model began life as a 1998 Terrano II. Apparently, the owner realized that the 2,450 mm (96.5 in) wheelbase of the short-body three-door Terrano II (1993-2006) was almost identical to that of 2,460 mm (96.9 in)) wheelbase of the three-door Polo Mk4 (2001-2009). Therefore, he envisioned an unconventional mashup that required no extensive modifications to any of the cars.

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The blue painted Polo sits above the Nissan chassis. The axles, suspension, off-road tires and powertrain come from the 4 × 4 which provides the German supermini with an incredible off-road credentials. In addition to driving significantly higher than usual, the Polo looks pretty standard with the exception of the plastic extensions on the wheel arches and a bull bar that protects the front bumper.

In the late 1990s, the Nissan Terrano II was equipped with a 2.4-liter petrol engine or a 2.7-liter diesel that produced a maximum of 124-125 hp. However, the seller suggests that this model has a tuned turbodiesel that produces 160hp, making it more powerful than the latest 3.0-liter unit that produced 154hp straight from the factory. Either way, the power is transmitted to all four wheels via a manual gearbox.

According to the list on Facebook market, the off-roader traveled 200,000 km (124,274 miles), although it is unclear whether they refer to the whole car or the Terrano II that was used as a base. It may sound like a lot, but with an asking price of 890,000 Hungarian forints ($ 2,857) it is quite affordable.

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