This is one Russian obsession Americans should have no problem identifying with.
One of the reasons why so many luxury marques have added SUVs to their lineups of late is part of an effort to reach out to the Russian market. Roads there are generally in pretty poor repair, and you might think that this lead them to having a pretty blasé attitude towards off-roading. After all, it’s not that different from the roads. But here is at least one example of a Russian who takes it very seriously. He built the vehicle himself, apparently starting with the wheels and basing everything else off of those.
No two components come from the same vehicle, or even the same make of vehicle. But this Frankenstein is still quite capable.