This is the Leyland Roadrunner. And this is world record-breaking stunt driver Gilbert Bataille, whom you might say drives trucks for a living. So they let Gilbert take it for a test drive, because a test drive with him is worth a lifetime with anyone else. Anthony Valentine then delivers the tongue in cheek line that the Leyland Roadrunner is “The Toughest Truck On Two Wheels”. This is so gloriously 80s, right down to the attractive woman who literally hangs on the the suit clad onlookers for no discernible reason.

Leyland Roadrunner

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