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On the other end of the spectrum, Unimog-based Global Expedition Vehicles offers the ultimate overlander for the wheeler who has everything. With 6.4L turbodiesel power (and a second, isolated Isuzu diesel engine that drives the rig's dual alternators), three diff-locks, portal axles offering 21 inches of ground clearance, 85-series Michelin XML tires on (10-lug) 20-inch rims, and a 110-gallon fuel capacity, the 30,000-pound GXV may not tread very lightly but features some amazing interior comforts such as a 33,000Btu A/C and heating system, full-size shower, wood cabinetry throughout, and twin flat-screen TVs. If you have to ask "How much?" (hint: mid-six figures), you probably can't afford one, but it's an impressive piece of everything-and-the-kitchen-sink engineering nonetheless. (Info: www.globalexpeditionvehicles.com)

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