I was talking with some coworkers recently about how the war in Libya reminded me a lot of “Road Warrior,” with weaponized pickup trucks barreling through deserts and the ruins of cities. But, I think the folks over at Gizmodo have a more accurate analogy: the car-to-car combat and wacky hack jobs are a lot more like “Twisted Metal.”

Let me illustrate this with a few examples.

Here’s a pickup truck with a tank turret welded on top:

Here’s a truck with a salvaged rocket pod on top, sitting near the burning ruins of a less-fortunate truck driver:

This is a nice little truck with an 14.5mm gun sitting in the back:

This truck has a fancy set of rocket launchers:

* Image courtesy of Sony Computer Entertainment America

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