The Jeep J8 seems to have a competitor, and it looks mean too. The STORM 3 R-Type M-243 Light Intervention Vehicle is produced by Automotive Industries Ltd. out of Nazareth Illit, Israel. I first saw images of the Storm 3 M-243 with watermarks to an Israeli blog called JeepOlog.com. So in my curiosity I dug a little deeper and found that the major differences between the Jeep J8, and Storm 3 M-243 are external. They both use the 2.8L turbocharged diesel engine, a 5 speed automatic, and NVG241 transfercase.
The M-243 uses robust Mickey Thompson Baja MTZ tires, an integrated exoskeleton/roll... Continue Reading