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Saw this at the car show... cool cop car!

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by bobwilson1977, Feb 5, 2009.

  1. bobwilson1977

    bobwilson1977 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Its a full, purpose built cop car made by this company called Carbon motors. Its powered by a high output turbo diesel engine. The guy who showed it to me said it's speed was "classified". Anyway, kind of wish they'd make these for civilian use too.

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  2. 98tacoma27

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    Sweet car.

    Wheres the doughnut holder?
     
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    Gr8WhiteTaco bishes love my haircut

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    Thats's pretty crazy looking. Looks like something you'd see on a need for speed videogame.
     
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    Looks like it's based on the Chrysler 300 platform. What car show were you at?
     
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    Neat car -- I've always thought that Cops should have a different type of car to drive around... mainly so people always saw them coming... :laugh:
     
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    Either side of the steering wheel.
     
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  8. bobwilson1977

    bobwilson1977 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I saw it at the SF auto show a few months ago and have been following their newsletter. The car is using their own platform, is going to have a 3.0, forced induction diesel engine with 300HP, 460 lbs of torque. The space frame is aluminum, the body panels will be a composite material, and last but not least, the interior in the back is hoseable, which I can imagine why.

    I can't help but think that regular consumers would love to buy these things. But I guess that would be bad because then the cops wouldn't be able to catch them!
     
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    per the website - top speed is 155mph.
     
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    I bet it can run on recycled doughnut oil.
     
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    tigerfan00 BECAUSE INTERNETS!! Staff Member

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    it looks neat and all...but 155?

    :rolleyes:
     
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