Watch: DTV Shredder Dual-Tracked Personal Vehicle

   10.10.16

Watch: DTV Shredder Dual-Tracked Personal Vehicle

Yeah, the old Pacino quote echoes in my head when I watch these handy-dandy small tracked vehicles. Because it looks like this small machine, known as the DTV Shredder, could be quite helpful at times. Imagine a gas-powered Segway with tank tracks that takes a bit more exertion to steer.

Two aggressive tank treads, skateboard deck, and powerful 4-stroke 196CC engine make it capable of traveling through sand, snow, trails, and even mountainsides at high speed.

Check out what they can do:

Their website claims, “We are available worldwide. Find your nearest dealer.” But when I typed USA into the corresponding box, I got no results. And clicking the blue “Dealers” button at the top of the page also shows nothing.

Another site does list some dealers, but almost all are in Europe.

Riding the DTV Shredder looks like it would be a workout; you steer it by leaning on the skateboard bed mounted on top. And this is not accidental; the company is hoping to turn “Shredding” into “the next action sport.”

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That’s not the only application, though. The DTV Shredder can tow small trailers and can even be operated remotely, as seen in this video in which a “soldier” is towed:

Too bad it’s so noisy. A silent (or at least quieter) one would be great for getting around in the woods, dragging or otherwise transporting heavy game after a kill, or all manner of things. It looks like it can go where ATVs can’t and on steeper terrain.

I want one.

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Manufacturer Specs:

  • Dimensions: 43” x 26” x 23”(LxWxH handle-bar folded down)
  • Vehicle weight: 245 lbs
  • Capacity: 1 person
  • Fuel type: Gasoline
  • Track type: Continuous moulded rubber track
  • Performance
  • Engine: 196 CC, 4-stroke, 14 HP
  • Top speed: 25MPH
  • Range: 25 miles/tank*
  • Towing capacity: 300-500 lbs*
  • Capable terrains: snow, sand, mud, mountain, and ability to cross water
  • *Performance varies with load, slope, and terrain.
  • Chassis:
  • Steel tube frame design
  • Fully integrated multi point suspension
  • Fully active undercarriage assembly
  • Control System
  • Skateboard style pivoting platform
  • Balance handle for stability only
  • Proportional control thumb throttle
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Editor & Contributing Writer Russ Chastain is a lifelong hunter and shooter who has spent his life learning about hunting, shooting, guns, ammunition, gunsmithing, reloading, and bullet casting. He started toting his own gun in the woods at age nine and he's pursued deer with rifles since 1982, so his hunting knowledge has been growing for more than three and a half decades. His desire and ability to share this knowledge with others has also grown, and Russ has been professionally writing and editing original hunting & shooting content since 1998. Russ Chastain has a passion for sharing accurate, honest, interesting hunting & shooting knowledge and stories with people of all skill levels.

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