Video: driver crashes into police car after Chase 109-mph

Cranes, involving allegedly drunk driver ended up in quite a scary accident on Highway 41 in Milwaukee, WI in the wee hours of the morning on Monday. The driver of the Ford Taurus, the 40-year-old Kevin Hutchins, hit speeds up to 110 miles per hour, with three police cars in pursuit.

It seems that Hutchins has tried to pull a fast one on the officers, towards the exit and then changing lanes at the last minute. But it seemed miscalculated point of no return and had a head-on collision with a concrete divider. Effects sent a car floating in the air-this is where it gets really scary-and the right to hot pursuit police cruiser window.

Deputy at the wheel suffered a broken leg, back and neck pain and burn airbag, in accordance with the local Fox affiliate. As for the driver, after the disaster remained a “belligerent and verbally abusive” with officers and first responders. During treatment, he also scratched a nurse in a hospital, drawing blood. Hutchins faces charges of operating under the influence of alcohol, reckless endangering safety, fleeing from an official, to care providers and resistance and difficulties. It is 32 years in prison convicted. Scroll down to the dashcam video.
Source: Daily Mail

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Log: Chevy SEMA-bound concept reveals Silverado Cheyenne

There was a time when American automakers and enthusiasts were obsessed with a high-efficiency pickups. And by that we don’t mean models as dune jumping Ford F-150 SVT Raptor, either: they were cars on the street. Cars like the lightning SVT F-150, GMC Syclone and Dodge Ram SRT-10. One by one, these trucks Hi after disappeared, but if there is one place where you can live with their successors, the SEMA.

Just announced before the opening of the Show, Chevrolet goes Vegas with Cheyenne Silverado can be seen here. Has, of course, on the basis of the new Silverado, regular cab, standard form field, but cuts out some of the excess weight, use all the important power to weight ratio.

Replacing fenders, tailgate and cargo of carbon fiber, Chevy declined 200 pounds off the curb weight. I’ve also fallen ride height and rear stabilizer, carbon ceramic brakes Brembo and Borla exhaust, but the most important thing, now converted to a 5.3-liter V8 with the company’s new 6.2-liter V8 small block good capable of 420 horsepower and 460 Pound-feet of torque-pulse 65 hp and 77 lb-ft. in other words, the production version of this platform is that it will be a very fierce competitor for Ford recently released shaking 2014 F-150.

Cheyenne looks like one slick ride, especially for the Camping World NASCAR truck racing fans. But to those short memories think Cheyenne name sounds suspiciously close to the high-performance Porsche SUV, Chevy reminds us that name the first time it was used as an exclusive level of trim on his truck back in 1971. The range on all the details in the press release below.Show full PR textSilverado Cheyenne concept: the weight of the Mini, Max performance
2013-11-03

LAS VEGAS-concept vehicle Chevrolet Silverado Cheyenne to be unveiled at the SEMA Show on Monday, 4 November, embraces the adage that less is more. Version of the performance-oriented new 2014 regular cab Silverado combines reduced mass with the performance of the new 6.2 L 420 horsepower V-8 engine potent power to weight ratio and exhilarating performance.

The reduced ground clearance, rear stabilizer and ceramic brakes Brembo carbon complement the concept of Cheyenne high-performance character with enhanced handling and braking capabilities.

“Cheyenne Concept explores the possibility of the performance of the new Silverado, that is already built on the mass of the efficient and provides greater balance and performance than other full-size Chevrolet in history,” said Chris Perry, Vice President of Chevrolet marketing.

Unique characteristics of light built into the concept vehicle include carbon fiber replacements on the fenders, tailgate and internal cargo, shaving about £ 200 from the base weight £ 4,503 5.3 L with Silverado regular cab with the 6 ‘ 6 “.

Cheyenne designers tailored form of lightweight components with their low weight function. Carbon fiber front bumper incorporates racing-inspired ground effects, body-side STYLING effects of supplemented the ground coal, while carbon fiber tailgate contains a spoiler. The hood has the Camaro Z/28-inspired vent Extractor.

Brembo ceramic brakes Camaro Z/28 carbon save more weight because the rotors, ceramic, carbon matrix are much lighter than traditional steel impellers. Camaro Z/28, for example, saves more than 20 pounds-and saves a sprung mass, too, that improves the performance of more direct service. The car rolls on charcoal-painted alloy wheels 19-inch Camaro Z/28 and high-quality tires.

Cheyenne diet removes the towing, spare wheel, inside the centre console and deadening material. The cart also has a lightweight aluminum and composite driveshaft rear leaf springs.

“Lightness is the time-honored method of optimal functioning of the vehicle which Chevrolet vehicle time showed as the original 2001 Corvette Z06 Camaro Z/28 by 2014,” said Perry. “And how these vehicles, Cheyenne complements her lower weight with horsepower more.”

New EcoTec3 6.2 L V-8 engine that drives the concept car is rated at 420 horsepower and 460 Nm of torque-the power of light in the segment of heavy trucks. It is not available in the regular production of Silverado regular cab models, giving Cheyenne 65-pulse power and 77 lb-ft over the production 5.3 L V8. Borla performance exhaust system adds an authoritative Note 6.2 L output.

Remains Silverado production six-speed automatic transmission, which features a hill descent control, fuel-saving electric power steering control System StabiliTrak and hill Start assist.

Inside the Cheyenne performance theme is moved with the Recaro sport seats and a flat-bottomed steering wheel, similar to a steering wheel in the Camaro ZL1. Available safety features, including warning, front and rear park assist and camera rear vision, increase security without harming the performance of the truck.

All models are fully equipped with Silverado packed frame that serves as the basis for their strength and abilities. The main Rails and large sections are constructed of high-strength steel, providing a rigid base for maximum towing capability.

“Elements, such as high-strength steel in the frame and body are found on all models of production, and some also feature aluminum suspension components, contributing to the daily performance of the Silverado. With the concept of Cheyenne, we’ve taken the concept of low weight to a new level with exciting results, “said Perry.

“Now it is just a concept, but we are constantly looking for new ways to give customers more Silverado.”

Quick facts: Cheyenne was introduced as a trim level of the premium Chevy trucks in 1971. The name appeared a futuristic concept vehicle.

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Founded in Detroit in 1911, Chevrolet is now one of the world’s largest car brands, operating in more than 140 countries and selling over 4.5 million cars and trucks a year. Chevrolet fuel customers vehicles that offer thrilling performance, distinctive and high quality. More info on Chevrolet models can be found at http://www.chevrolet.com.Related GalleryChevrolet Silverado Cheyenne concept

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At first glance 2014 BMW Coupé series 2

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BMW has broken the coupe 2 series in two different models, the 228i and the M235i. The first uses an inline-4 Turbo engine 2.0 liter that produces 240 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque. With the standard six-speed manual transmission, BMW predicted ratings of fuel economy of 22/34 mpg (city/highway); the optional eight-speed automatic is waiting for you that we return 23/35 mpg. The 228i also promises a sprint 5.4 seconds to 60 mph when using the mode of Control of release of eight-speed transmission, as well as a top speed limited to 155 miles per hour, depending on the options of packaging or 130 mph. Despite the impressive performance figures, the 228i still has a clear focus on efficiency. Engine stop-start is standard, as a characteristic “coasting” which can disconnect the engine from the automatic transmission when the driver lifts their foot off the accelerator. Models with navigation system have a feature called active driving assistant that tells the driver when begin to afford for a corner, junction or lower limit of speed forward. The BMW Coupe 228i will be offered in two “lines” in addition to the standard configuration. Sports line adds 18 inch wheels, multicolor, outdoor environmental lighting glossy black trim and a choice between the inner wood or brushed aluminum trim. The M sport line has a sport suspension that lowers the car 0.4 inch, wheels-double spoke 18-inch, a tip Chrome exhaust, new side skirts and fascias with large inputs of air, aluminum door sill plates, unique graphic instruments and sport front seats. The BMW M235i, meanwhile, has an engine turbocharged 3.0 liter inline-six classified by 322 hp and 332 lb-ft of torque, enough to send it to 60 mph in 5.0 seconds with the manual transmission six-speed or 4.8 seconds with launch of the automatic Transmission Control function eight speeds. Maximum speed is limited to 155 mph. fuel economy for the M235i is expected to be 22/32 mpg with transmission automatic and 19/28 mpg with the manual transmission. As a performance-oriented version, the BMW M235i also comes standard with larger brakes, a body kit more bold, dampers, Adaptive suspension in two ways, staggered wheels 18 inch with tyres Michelin Pilot Super Sport, sport of variable-effort of direction and height of less than 0.4 inch to the 228i. Customers can opt for 19 inch wheels performance M; a performance suspension M which decrease another 0.4 inch suspension and shock absorbers springs and firmer painted red; and a sport braking M update with large cross drilled brake discs, four-piston front calipers / calipers rear brake and a selection of yellow, orange or red-painted callipers. As standard, a function called active brake differential (ABD-sport) uses the brakes to control the rotation of the wheel, but customers can also pay extra for a mechanical limited-slip differential. Visually, the BMW M235i renowned for the body kit mentioned above, which includes special aerodynamic fins rather than the 228i fog. Front seats of the sport, a lined M leather steering wheel, a star of anthracite, interior trim aluminium and coats of leather for the shifter and parking brake distinguish inside. The M235i can also be optioned in Estoril blue paint, as well as any of the 12 colors offered in the 228i. It will also give blue trim in the keychain and unique graphics red for the instrument cluster. With the 2014 2 Series, BMW has taken the virtues of the outgoing 1 series coupe’s smaller size and sports profile and updated with performance, technology and design from the rest of the alignment of the brand. While the impressive 228i input reasonable price and fuel economy will provide a springboard for many new customers of BMW, are more excited by the high performance of the M235i offer. Pick up the torch by BMW performance two-door and us tide until they eventually M4 coupe and M3 sedan. Prices for the 2014 BMW 228i coupe begins at $33.025, including a $925 destination charge, while the M235i costs $44.025.

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Report: Panoz to kick off production of racecars street legal in this month

on the basis of one-time client, on the street, “says John a. Leverett, Panoz LLC Vice President of sales.”If you want a Panoz GTR-1 on the street, we will produce for you. If you want a roadster, we will do for you. ” He went on to say that cars new chassis, carbon/aluminum, new transmission, and custom Interior.

Speaking of the roadster Leverett noted, assume that it means Panoz Roadster (pictured in the foreground), which was the first car company in 1990. Also it is not known how the Esperante and its many variants, but it looks like a little V8-powered sports car more than a little like the Ariel Atom with body cladding-and just as fun. (Just don’t call him mini-Plymouth/Chrysler Prowler)Source of information: the strength of the Info

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Official: Audi reveals special A5 DTM Champion edition

Show full PR textIngolstadt, 2013-10-17
Audi A5 Coupé as special edition DTM model

– Exclusive limited edition equipment and trim
– “A5 DTM Champion” package priced at 1,900 euros

Audi is celebrating the success of Mike Rockenfeller with the special edition “A5 DTM Champion” model. Production of the model is limited to 300 units and will not only excite fans of “Rocky”. With victory in Zandvoort, the Audi works driver won the 2013 DTM season with races to spare, thus securing his first ever title in the popular touring car series.

Attractive extras emphasize the individuality of the special edition model: DTM badges on the door sill trims, the fenders and the side sills add further styling touches. Other special features are the fixed rear wing in body color and exterior mirrors in aluminum look. 20-inch cast aluminum wheels in 5 V-spoke design round out the equipment list. This special package is priced at 1,900 euros.

The special edition A5 DTM Champion model can be ordered from October 21 and is available in the colors Misano red, Daytona gray and Glacier white. There is a choice of four engines: 2.0 TDI quattro with 130 kW (177 hp), 3.0 TDI quattro with 180 kW (245 hp), 2.0 TFSI quattro with 165 kW (225 hp) and 3.0 TFSI quattro with 200 kW (272 hp).News Source: Audi

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