The Cars of “Mad Max: Fury Road” Will Give You Nightmares

They’re basically automotive zombies.

Like another notable franchise, the “Mad Max” series would be nothing without its insane custom cars. But unlike the lowered and spit-polished fleet from “Furious,” the cars of “Mad Max,” are built for the apocalypse, which means heavy-duty suspension, hand-made bodywork and improvised weaponry. Beyond Max’s personal car—the fan-favorite, sand-blasted, half-rotten 1974 Ford XB Falcon—the effects team has come up with a fleet of vehicles to own the desert terrain of the movie’s scorched earth. Here are our ten favorites. [See the cars in action May 15th]

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Ben Keeshin