What's it like to take an actual Halo Warthog for a spin?

A writer for the Official Xbox Magazine (above, left) got to take a Warthog for a spin while visiting Peter Jackson's Weta special effects studio in New Zealand. When Jackson was working on the now-dead Halo movie, the vehicle was built from scratch as a proof of concept for the renowned buggies from the game.

The engine is pulled from a popular Australian SUV, the Nissan Patrol, as are the front and rear differentials, which were then custom-cut and widened to actually fit the behemoth.

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