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Home Sport Aroldis Chapman’s 6-wheel, Kevlar-covered Jeep is ‘an absolute monster’ truck

Aroldis Chapman’s 6-wheel, Kevlar-covered Jeep is ‘an absolute monster’ truck

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Aroldis Chapman will quickly be roaming the streets of New York in type, and will probably be onerous to overlook him.

The Yankees nearer is the brand new proprietor of a custom-made, six-wheel Jeep that is lined with black Kevlar on the surface and crimson cloth on the within, together with Chapman’s “The Cuban Missile” brand.

“The thing is an absolute monster,” Joe Ghattas, the proprietor of South Florida Jeeps, instructed The Put up. “It’s huge, it’s loud and it’s just offensive to all the senses.”

Chapman got here into the store, which makes a speciality of {custom} makes, two months in the past and was searching for “something really wild,” Ghattas mentioned. For a price ticket of $150,000, as TMZ first reported, they did simply that.

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Ghattas threw loads of concepts at Chapman and he was all for them, and the Yankee added in his personal contact with the request for the Kevlar lining. Ghattas and his crew lower the body of a Jeep in half, prolonged it by 4 toes, added an additional axle and handcrafted the remainder of the SUV. It has a twin-turbo diesel engine with 600 horsepower and is absolutely decked out with different options inside.

“He came and test drove it the other day,” Ghattas mentioned. “He doesn’t speak a whole lot of English, but he was smiles from ear-to-ear. He said, ‘It’s f–ing awesome.’”

The corporate has additionally made {custom} Jeeps for Hassan Whiteside and Scott Disick, amongst others.

The 32-year-old flamethrowing Chapman, who’s been bulking up for the 2020 season, is anticipated in New York this week because the Yankees report for a second spring coaching Wednesday. Ghattas mentioned Chapman deliberate on bringing the brand new automobile with him, and whereas there might not be a lot of an opportunity for off-roading — with six-wheel drive, it is “unstuckable,” Ghattas mentioned — he needs to be well-protected attending to Yankee Stadium.

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