A big man needs a big car.

When NBA all-star Shaquille O’Neal isn’t pushing luxury sedans like the Buick LaCrosse, the seven-foot-tall celebrity is riding around in something a bit more suited to his big man needs: a massive Ford F-650. Recently Shaq stopped by Wade Ford in Georgia to pick up his new custom creation.

It’s called the F-650 Extreme, and it was custom created by Wade Ford and truck builder SuperTruck exactly to Shaq's liking. The shop reportedly builds a few of these custom rigs a year, and though they’re based on a standard F-650, they come with all the modern amenities you’d expect to find on more mainstream trucks.

Shaq Ford F-650 Extreme
Shaq Ford F-650 Extreme

In this case, the F-650 has been fitted with features like heated leather seats, an infotainment system with full navigation, Bluetooth, and HD radio. The interior, though it may look sparse, is well equipped.

 

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Power comes courtesy of a 6.7-litre Powerstroke diesel V8 good for 330 horsepower and 750 pound-feet of torque, more than enough to power this monster machine. SuperTruck says that custom rigs like this usually cost close to $109,750 (approx. $150,000 CAD), according to Motor Authority. Shaq’s "Extreme" Ford was reportedly a bit pricier, costing closer to $124,000 (approx. $170,000 CAD).

It’s definitely a one-of-a-kind truck for a one-of-a-kind personality. Shaq made sure to thank made to thank Wade Ford and the SuperTruck guys on Twitter, saying "Thanks Ford for making big trucks for big guys."

 

Source: Shaquille O'Neal / Twitter

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