King of the Hammers is one of those events that is hard to comprehend without being there. It’s epic in size, scale, and performance and features some truly unique rides. Ultra 4 rigs are one of the most hardcore all-around off-road machines you’ll find as they have to not only crawl over some of the gnarliest rock trails in the west but also do 100 mph across high-speed sections of the desert. It’s kind of nuts how much they have to be able to do, and boy is it fun to watch.
In this second video you’ll see how they have evolved in the last five years and the changes are incredible. If you missed the first video, CLICK HERE TO CHECK IT OUT.
Take a look into the most capable off road vehicle ever created, the Ultra4 car, born from the legendary King of the Hammers off road race. Dive into the ongoing debate between independent suspension and the solid axle, as well as explore the technological advancements of the sport, and its effect on the design/performance of the Ultra4 car itself. Explore the contrast between days of old, and the latest and greatest, from the mastermind builders/racers behind the machines that frequent the King of the Hammers.