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It's a beast

Treaded truck a beast in the snow

Bob Courtney, an expedition vehicle specialist with his 1973 Land Rover Series 3 and Mattrack Technology in Saratoga on Friday morning.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
Bob Courtney, an expedition vehicle specialist with his 1973 Land Rover Series 3 and Mattrack Technology in Saratoga on Friday morning.
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While other motorists might have been white-knuckling it through Thursday's winter storm, Bob Courtney was coolly piloting his 1973 Land Rover Series III into downtown Saratoga Springs as if there were only a dusting on the road. Powered by a 200TDI turbo-charged diesel engine with an 88-inch wheelbase, the vehicle won't break any records with a top speed of about 45 mph. But with rubber tracks instead of tires, Courtney never has to worry about ...

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