The armored truck is certainly reminiscent of the designs from the first three Mad Max films, which isn’t surprising, as the director of those movies, George Miller, has returned for the new one.
Fury Road is the first of a proposed trilogy. It’s sequel, Furiosa will be shot back-to-back with this one. I’m not totally clear on whether this is a reboot or an official sequel, but the titular role, originated by Mel Gibson, has been recast, with Tom Hardy (Bane in The Dark Knight Rises) taking over.
All things considered, replacing Mel was probably for the best.
Joining Hardy in the cast are Charlize Theron and Rosie Huntington-Wheatley.