Price: classified Engine: six-cylinder Steyr turbodiesel Power: 200kW Kerb weight: 5500kg Economy: classified CO : classified Range: 600km Fuel tank: 245 litres Dimensions: 5.4m (length), 2.1m (width), 2.35m (height), 3.65m (wheelbase) Ocelot is easy to drive with its light steering and automatic gearbox, and its two-tonne payload would make it the perfect vehicle for the weekly grocery shopping trip.
Don’t worry about a parking space, just park it on top of another car.
A short test drive around the Scenic Rim Adventure Park in South-East Queensland reveals a vehicle that packs a macho wallop.
It grunts and puffs with all the quiet grace of a Massey Ferguson tractor.
Yet it tip-toes over boulders and through gullies with graceful ease thanks to its long-travel independent suspension.
Though there is no airconditioning in the preproduction model, it will be supplied in the final version to keep the troops and hi-tech communications gear comfortable.
It would also score a full five stars in a crash test, but it would have to be marked down on safety because of its total lack of rear vision.