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Cyberpunk 2077 car pays tribute to Mad Max: Fury Road

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I did not realize that today, May 15, is the fifth anniversary of the release of Mad Max: Fury Road (opens in new tab) in North America. (Australia got a day earlier, naturally.) CD Projekt realized it, however, and to commemorate the anniversary it whipped up a thematically appropriate "Reaver" car for Cyberpunk 2077 (opens in new tab).

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It's a sweet-looking machine, at least if you're into the whole "Ayatollah of Rocka Rolla" aesthetic. Based on the image (opens in new tab) shared by lead quest designer Pawel Sasko, the Quadra Type 66 has been known to Cyberpunk 2077 followers for awhile as the 1970 AMC Javelin (opens in new tab), presumably because that's the car that inspired the design (opens in new tab). Quadra also makes the V-Tech car that featured in the Cyberpunk 2077 gameplay trailer (opens in new tab) revealed at E3 2018.

And it's not just a one-off hat-tip to George Miller and company, either.

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Cyberpunk 2077 will release on September 17. We expect to see more (maybe a new gameplay demo?) during the Night City Wire (opens in new tab) digital event, set to take place on June 11.

Andy Chalk
Andy Chalk

Andy has been gaming on PCs from the very beginning, starting as a youngster with text adventures and primitive action games on a cassette-based TRS80. From there he graduated to the glory days of Sierra Online adventures and Microprose sims, ran a local BBS, learned how to build PCs, and developed a longstanding love of RPGs, immersive sims, and shooters. He began writing videogame news in 2007 for The Escapist and somehow managed to avoid getting fired until 2014, when he joined the storied ranks of PC Gamer. He covers all aspects of the industry, from new game announcements and patch notes to legal disputes, Twitch beefs, esports, and Henry Cavill. Lots of Henry Cavill.