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Right Now, Uber Is Giving Free Rides in 'Mad Max' Cars

It's only in downtown Seattle, but you still ride eternal, shiny and chrome.
August 31, 2015, 4:55pm

This weekend, real-life Warboys took to the streets in the form of an Uber promotion that put some seriously wicked wheels on the ground in downtown Seattle. To tear up the fury roads surrounding the annual PAX gaming convention, in celebration the Mad Max video game's official launch on September 1, you can actually call your own post-apocalyptic Jeep, muscle car, or what looks like a Delorean.

Unfortunately, these war-ready art cars won't ride eternal, shiny and chrome—the event started Friday August 28th and ends tonight, August 31 at 6 PM PST. Lucky for any locals who want to get their dystopian rage on in style, "Your dollars are worthless in the Wasteland," according to Uber, so all rides in one of these crushers are on the house. Rides are limited and must stay within downtown Seattle since, "The Wasteland is vast and gas is precious—the Warboys must remain near their Stronghold," but that's where all the PAX action is anyways.


Given Uber's notoriously aggressive territorial grabs and draconian treatment of their army of drivers, the unintentional self-comparison to Immortan Joe's horde of devoted Warboys is actually kind of hilarious, in a "realizing we kind of live in a dystopia" sort of way. Nevertheless, the cars are extreme works of motorized art, and they're cool as hell to look at, so check out a few of our favorites below:

Lucky enough to snag a Mad Max ride? Snap a pic, share, & tag us! You'll be entered to win a @madmaxgame #MadMaxatPAX

— Uber Seattle (@Uber_SEA) August 29, 2015

YES SSS @MadMaxGame #Madmaxatpax

— Paige 'Hex' Cameron (@TheBase16) August 30, 2015

Riding around the Seattle wasteland with @Uber_SEA #MadMax

— Andrew Munsell (@andrewmunsell) August 28, 2015

Stay safe from marauders with these guys! @Uber_Sea @MadMaxGame #MadMaxatPAX

— Masah Kalugin (@Masah_K) August 31, 2015

@Uber_SEA @MadMaxGame #madmaxatpax Thanks for the awesome ride! Highlight of the morning. Wanna try the others!

— Anthony Cardinale (@cardinale) August 30, 2015

Witness me! Marauders failed at taking us down! @Uber_SEA @MadMaxGame @TheDS #MadMaxatPAX

— Kiyoshi the asshole. (@Kiyoshizzle) August 30, 2015

Thanks to all who requested Mad Max today. The Warboys will be back again tomorrow from 10am - 6pm! #MadMaxatPAX

— Uber Seattle (@Uber_SEA) August 29, 2015


Epic #MadMaxatPax @Uber_SEA trip! w/ @caitlinbreanne @michelemcmullen Thank you!!

— Christina Elsberry (@Chaus23) August 28, 2015


— Matias Tosi (@xHeavYx) August 29, 2015

Tweet your pics inside monstrous Mad Max vehicles to @CreatorsProject  with the #MadMaxatPax. Learn more about the Mad Max video game on its official website.

Via The Verge


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