SUV Land Rover has been turned into “steam”

Внедорожник Land Rover превратили в «паровоз»

A UK resident Frank Rothwell has equipped its 50-year-old Land Rover Series II a steam engine. The SUV is equipped with a boiler and a water tank, reports the Daily Mail.

The construction of the car took 400 hours and about $34 000.

The engine works on the principle of aggregates used in the locomotives: the water in the boiler is heated with coal, and the steam pressure is used to run a small motor.

The maximum speed with which can move off road, 24 kilometers per hour.

Original Land Rover Series II was fitted with a petrol engine in volume of 2.25 liter capacity of 73 horsepower.

The unit was combined with 4-speed manual transmission.