Hot Rod Dragster Road CGI Caterpillar Backhoe is Pure Labor Day Fun
Easily as recognizable in the world as – let’s say – John Deer’s iconic green livery is CAT’s yellow outfit. And does anything say more about Labor Day than a Caterpillar Inc. backhoe loader? Maybe one with Hot Rod and Dragster IDs …
Often abbreviated as CAT (with all capital letters, presumably to avoid confusion with the furry alternative), Caterpillar Inc. is widely recognized for its designs of heavy equipment vehicles. These, along with a host of related and secondary companies, have propelled the company into the Fortune 500 ranking. The fact that it is currently the largest manufacturer of construction equipment in the world could also have an influence. .
Now, if that doesn’t fit perfectly with the works and contributions of workers across America that are recognized every year on Labor Day, we have no idea what could. Maybe something “good” for car enthusiasts as well? Specifically, fans who enjoy their Hot Rods on the drag strip.
Well, it turns out that Oscar Vargas, the pixel master behind the wb.artist20 social media account had this line of thought during extended weekend free time. So he started to create something a bit controversial… but not far above the norm. Here, there is a very yellow cat over there that inhabit the land of the imagination.
And this is a special backhoe loader. The one that comes with a blown engine, two towering exhaust pipes, huge wheels and massively wide tires. In fact, big wheels and big tires are not uncommon for a real backhoe loader. Only this time around, they’ve both been smoothed out and turned into polished wonders with no-groove competition rubber.
Considering that we are dealing with something that was done just for fun and will forever remain in wishful thinking, we are going to give it a smile and a pass. Hopefully that’s all he gets and there’s no one crazy enough for a caterpillar to be stripped of its working elements to try and become a Quarter Mile King …