Forget Uber or Lyft, Merlin Batchelor’s Tank Taxi is the ultimate way to travel around England. This is a real-life armored personnel carrier that he purchased for $35,000 originally and then reconditioned it back to working condition.
Yes, the Tank Taxi can be rented out for rides. However, there are two conditions, it will cost you around $1,000 and Batchelor must be the driver of the tank. Surprisingly enough, the insurance for this vehicle is actually cheaper than his family’s Honda Civic, possibly due to having just liability coverage. Currently, the Tank Taxi can only be rented out for weddings and funerals, or at least until he is licensed to drive to other events.
- Build and display one of the world’s most iconic sneakers with the LEGO adidas Originals Superstar 10282 model kit for adults
- Packed with authentic details like the famous shell toe, 3 serrated stripes, adidas logo on the tongue and other Originals Superstar graphics
- With shoelaces and authentic shoe box-style packaging, this LEGO model is a fun and realistic tribute to the original adidas sneaker
First, I had neighbors, then friends asking, then friends of friends, and then people I didn’t even know asking me can I take them to, mainly asking about proms. The kids love going shopping in it,” said Batchelor to CBS News.