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Werewolf Variants by jflaxman Werewolf Variants by jflaxman
The Werewolf is a more specialised quad than the widely manufactured Packrat; while it has less cargo space it offers much higher performance. Its name refers partly to its low-slung, predatory appearance, and partly to the ease with which it can be refitted for combat roles.

1 Desert Rod: In its civilian guise the Werewolf confers considerable prestige on those able to afford it. In spite of its simple construction – sheet metal fixed to a welded frame – it houses a large and powerful engine, usually the long straight eight also used in the six-wheeled Warhound. Dust filters are fitted as standard, while the large wheels increase ground clearance and make engine access easier. The cabin comfortably seats four, though more passengers and/or equipment can be carried externally.

2 Scout: With a few minor modifications the Werewolf becomes an effective scout. Though it burns more fuel than a bike or trike, it is faster than either in open terrain and provides more cargo space, protection and firepower. This model has a larger fender to counter thick brush and scrub and a 12.7mm machine gun mounted on a turret ring. The rear seats have been removed, giving a standing gunner a 360-degree fire arc. Where less lethal methods are required the staves on the fender and wheel hubs can disable other vehicles. These variants are well suited to reconnaissance and patrol duties but are not armoured well enough to survive prolonged firefights.

3 Light Assault: This variant is a true armoured car. Heavier steel plates are fitted to improve resilience and the standard tyres are replaced with stronger armoured substitutes. The cabin shutters can be lowered to increase protection or raised to improve visibility. The main armament consists of a 40mm cannon in an open-topped barbette. These variants may have additional guns, enclosed turrets and powered traverse systems that boost combat effectiveness while reducing range and speed.

4 Light Support: This variant acts as a small piece of self-propelled artillery. Its rockets are less accurate than shells, but are launched from lightweight tubes instead of heavy gun barrels, generate less recoil, and can be unleashed in rapid salvos. Most Wasteland clans use crude solid-fuelled rockets that leave distinctive smoke trails, forcing these units to move after firing to avoid reprisals. When equipped with more advanced missiles these variants pose a serious threat to sophisticated tanks and aircraft.

5 Pursuit: In open desert areas, mobility is paramount, and a number of unorthodox methods are used to increase some vehicles’ performance. This Werewolf is powered by a jet turbine engine which necessitates a longer chassis and more highly refined and volatile fuel. Its spoilers are made from ailerons most likely taken from the same aircraft. The 12.7mm chaingun fitted to the lowered cab delivers high volumes of fire to make up for the inaccuracy usually suffered at high speeds. Where possible, tracer rounds are used to improve hit probability and chances of igniting targets.

6 Public Address: This Werewolf carries a radio transmitter and rack of four loudspeakers. These can be used to broadcast propaganda or negotiate during standoffs or sieges. Such duties are usually assigned to well practiced, charismatic speakers; the tinted bulletproof windows offer a degree of protection as well as anonymity, while the powerful engine permits a fast exit if an audience’s mood turns sour!
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The-Warp-Corrupts Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
This is really sweet :D looks like a armoured super seven and I love it ;) imagine to actually build one for real from a super seven kitcar ;)
nordicberserk Featured By Owner May 26, 2014
I want number five for my daily commute
Aznaddran Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Also "Yeah!"
wolf74145 Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Very awesome! I love the designs very cool!
JTHMFrAeK Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Really awesome, man. I love how you never just come up with one vehicle, you come up with 7 at a time. ha ha.
jflaxman Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2012
It's easier when you've got the cut/paste tool in Photoshop! In real world terms a multi-role vehicle of this sort would be a much cheaper alternative to seven different systems that might be better at their specialised roles but need completely different parts.
JTHMFrAeK Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Yeah that's true, photoshop can definitely save time!
And it would be sick to have at least one of these variations as a vehicle, I wouldn't mind rollin' around in one for sure.
Hunter8854 Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2012
oh super nice !!!!
putain j'adore!!!!
James-Dark-Blue-Wolf Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2012
Whoa badass rides!
StygianEmperor Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2012
This is good.
F-Silvestris Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2012
Second is awesome.
Commander-Fillmore Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2012
well thats a nice vehicle dude
godofimagination Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2012
Will you make the packrat?
jflaxman Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2012
I've got a rough sketch of the Packrat along with a few more ground vehicles. If I take them further I'll probably post them all together.
loopyun1 Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Numbers 1 - 4

Well that escalated quickly
TickleMeHoHo Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Interesting concept with the Werewolf, kinda makes me wanna get one now... XD
LaskunA Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2012
nice, very like it
Cosmic--Chaos Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Nice rides, I want 'em :D Amazing job on all the details, and your descriptions are well-thought-out :)
commanche105996 Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2012  Student Writer
This reminds me of the IFV from Red Alert 2. It was essentially a light tank whose armament changes depending on who enters it.

Anyway, love your designs as always. Also, did you see Bungie's new game Destiny? The artwork looks like something you would do.
JetJakal-of-NeoMu Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
I want Number 5 in jet black please. :)
ReiSymca Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2012
The design is really good. Il like so much. My favorites are the No3 and 4.
Very very good job ;)
Musical-Mettaur Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I got to say, this is amazing. Did you see the last 9 cards we made with your images? One post was almost all of them, eight cards of your work. I think it's the 3rd or 4th post back?
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