Check out Jalopnik for the their full article on the new Rally Fighter, a desert truck designed and built by the Local Motors Community.
This is really cool. You even get to go help build your new ride after you purchase it!
The majority of parts are sourced through the big-name automakers. Honda Civic taillights, BMW powertrain, Miata door handles… It all comes together to make this bad little buggy type truck.
And for $50k, if it performs well off-road this could become a contender for the big desert rallies, like Baja and Dakar.