Transformers 4 Truck Called Hound is Oshkosh Defense M1157 A1P2



The GMC TopKick had a really good run with the Transformers franchise, surviving through the end of the third movie on the strength of Ironhide’s close friendship with our hero.

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But General Motors quietly exited the C4500 – C8500 truck classes altogether in 2009. Most of the larger trucks were absolutely ancient. Imagine a Frito-Lay extra-long delivery truck, and you’ve got it.

The TopKick was a strong option for the films: huge, versatile with a dump-truck rear end, and looked great.

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Ironhide outlived the Hummer H2 BayWatch car and Jazz, the oft-mocked Pontiac Solstice character with a somewhat racist accent.

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Ironhide died in battle during Transformers 3, and will be replaced by a new medium-duty truck named Hound.

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Hound wants to be human, which is an endearing trait for any machine, I guess. The legendary Oshkosh Defense FMTV gets a bad-ass jungle paint job, heavy duty roll bars, and hundreds of other special effects tricks.

MichaelBay.com - Tr4 Preview Images 2From my research, it looks like the 6×6 Cargo variant of the FMTV family. CarRevsDaily.com - Oshkosh Defense Medium and Heavy Showcase 5More likely, however, is the 10-Ton Dump Truck version. The model numbers are below, along with a variety of other heavy tactical trucks from Oshkosh — which look mean enough to be Decepticons…Fleet_Modern_F2Y2052_HR

“Hound” – Transformers 4 previews from MichaelBay.com

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Oshkosh FMTV 6×6 10-Ton Dump (M1157 A1P2)

Light Trucks from Oshkosh

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