It's a car stunt that would have impressed Evil Kenievel and saved James Bond! Watch as daredevil skateboarder Rob Dyrdek drives a Chevrolet Sonic like a skateboard! His extreme car stunt was very similar to a classic James Bond car caper from 1974's The Man With The Golden Gun. This is Chevy's third in a series of outrageous stunts for their new sub-compact Sonic.
2012 BMW 328i Sedan Test Drive in Barcelona
As we all very well know, the BMW 3 Series has a long history of being the
benchmark by which all sport sedans have been measured. During a recent
test program in Barcelona, Spain we were able to sample the 2012 BMW 328i
with the new TwinPower turbo 4-cylinder
engine mated to the 8-speed Sport Automatic.
Kia Trail’ster Concept Shown at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show
The Korean automaker entered the stage with a kickoff performance by
Chicago's very own Catch Band and then showed their Super Bowl Spot with
the 2016 Sorento alongside Irish actor Pierce Brosnan. With twenty record
setting years Michael Sprague bragged about their twenty vehicles launched
since 2009 and passing the 500,000 sales mark for the third year in a row.
Everything they do is passionately designed he added.
Now the Korean automaker embarks on another journey with a freedom fighting
spinoff of the Soul they dub the Trail’ster Concept, which can go where
no Soul has gone before.
2012 Washington Auto Show Preview
The Washington Auto Show has not only become the largest public show in the
metro area, it's also the premier address for showcasing the latest
innovations in sustainable technologies and drawing the most influential
leaders in the industry. More than 700 new makes and models from over 42
manufacturers will be on display at the Walter E. Washington Convention
Center come January 26, 2012. Please join us!
Rob Dyrdek Chevrolet Sonic Guinness World Record : Farthest Reverse Ramp Jump
Television star and former professional skateboarder, Rob Dyrdek sets a
GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® record for the Farthest Reverse Ramp Jump by a Car
Rob Dyrdek and the Chevrolet Sonic have launched themselves into GUINNESS
WORLD RECORDS® glory together- backwards!
In a gravity defying automotive stunt, television star and former
professional skateboarder Rob Dyrdek commandeered a Chevrolet Sonic in the
Farthest Reverse Ramp Jump by a Car.
The spectacular stunt, which took place before ecstatic spectators at Six
Flags Magic Mountain, totaled 89 feet 3¼ inches. Dyrdek successfully
landed the Sonic on the catch ramp and was able to drive away from the
stunt to meet the Guinness requirements - thereby qualifying both the car
and the driver as GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS record holders.
This is the second time for Dyrdek, host of MTV's "Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy
Factory", to get behind the wheel of a Sonic and attempt to set another
first. In 2011, Dyrdek successfully performed a 360-degree kick-flip off a
ramp, also using the Chevrolet Sonic.
"The Sonic is a great car for firsts," said Dyrdek. "I have always been a
Chevy guy, so when we decided we wanted to set a Guinness World Record for
the finale of "Fantasy Factory," using the Sonic again just made sense."
Dyrdek performed the stunt before spectators at Six Flags Magic Mountain,
while MTV filmed the jump for the Season Finale of "Fantasy Factory," which
is set to air on March 13, 2014 at 10:30 PM ET/PT on MTV. In order to
qualify to set a Guinness World Records achievement, Dyrdek had to
successfully land the Sonic on the catch ramp and be able to drive away
from the stunt.
With all high-speed action stunts, safety is a priority. The Chevrolet
Sonic is the first and only car in its class to receive a 5-Star Overall
Vehicle Score for Safety from the National Highway Traffic Safety
Administration, and offers 10 standard air bags and high-strength steel as
part of its body structure, making the Sonic a strong choice for this
"We take extra care and precautions with each and every stunt we create,"
said Elia Popov, Owner, J.E.M. F/X Inc. "Rob is always willing to try
anything once and for this backwards jump, we felt confident that the Sonic
would keep him safe," said Popov.
MTV filmed Dyrdek's Sonic jump for the season finale of "Rob Dyrdek's
Fantasy Factory" which will air on March 13, 2014 at 10:30 PM ET/PT on MTV.
This is the second time Dyrdek has achieved a Chevy Sonic "first." In
December 2011, Dyrdek successfully performed a 360-degree kick-flip off a
ramp, also in a Sonic.
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Amazing Loop the Loop car stunt from Dunlop and Fifth Gear
Watch Dunlop & Fifth Gears world record largest loop-the-loop in a car.
Ex-SAS soldier turned stuntman Steve Truglia drives around a custom built
loop in a car wearing Dunlop tyres and manages to hold the track.
Comercial Chevrolet Sonic no Super Bowl 2012 - Nova Chevrolet GM
Neste filme, a Chevrolet retrata como todos querem dar uma voltinha no
Chevrolet Sonic RS. Lembrando, que todas as acrobacias realizadas são
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Real Man's 4WD Track
A Land Rover Defender drives up a "Real Man's" 4WD track.
One brave soul attempted it in a Landcruiser but failed before even getting
both sets of wheels on the ramp. He is currently at home trying to fix his
The video was taken at the Maitland 4WD & Camping Show 2009 and the
ramp is 5.5M above the ground.
The majority of the drive is done with the driver seeing nothing but sky.
ZR1 Vette vs Jet! - Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Races A U.S. Navy Fighter Jet
MT Editor at Large Arthur St. Antoine pits Chevy's awesome "Blue Devil" --
the Corvette ZR1 -- against its toughest adversary yet: a Blue Angels
F/A-18 Hornet fighter jet.
Shot By: Jim Gleason & Terren Lin
Edited By: Jim Gleason
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Rob Dyrdek Sonic KickFlip
Rob Dyrdek Kickflips a full sized car!
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Chevy Performance SCCA B-Spec Sonic Concept Race Car Debuts at PRI 2012
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B-Spec rules with a really competitive road race car with their components
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► 2012 Chevy Sonic makes a bungee jump!
When Chevrolet decided to launch the all-new Sonic in the States, it seems
they took the word 'launch' a little too seriously.
On the back of research that showed extreme sports to be highly popular
within the car's 18-30 target customer range, the company decided to make
quite an impact by throwing a car from the top of a ten storey tower in
Long Beach, California.
Well, we say impact. But just before it plummeted to the ground, the
all-new Aveo dipped its nose in a paddling pool and bounced back up in an
incredible display of non-contact automotive bungee-jumping.
The stunt was performed as part of Chevrolet's 'Let's do this' marketing
campaign in the USA.
The Bungee Jump is the second extreme sport in which the Aveo has
participated. Last month, the car was launched more quickly than any car in
history -- accelerating from 0-60mph in just 0.4 seconds as it was pushed
out of an aeroplane, to perform its first freefall skydive.
Rob Dyrdek Successfully Kick Flips All-New Chevy Sonic
MTV-reality and action sports-star Rob Dyrdek successfully performed a kick
flip in the all-new 2012 Chevrolet Sonic on Saturday.
A kick flip -- a 360-degree rotation in mid-air -- is a common stunt on a
skateboard. Not so much in a vehicle. But Dyrdek, host of MTV's Fantasy
Factory and Ridiculousness, and the Chevy Sonic are up for trying 'firsts.'
"A kick flip with a Chevy Sonic was a no-brainer," said Dyrdek. "I am a
Chevy guy from my '69 Camaro to the Tahoe I drive every
day. The Sonic's power and sportiness made it the perfect vehicle for this
Dyrdek performed the stunt before spectators at Six Flags Magic Mountain,
while MTV filmed the feat for the Season 5 premiere of Fantasy Factory.
Dyrdek executed the kick flip over the world's-largest skateboard that he
created for a previous stunt.
2014 Ford Fiesta vs Chevy Sonic Turbo vs the Ike Gauntlet Mashup Review ( Part 1)
( http://www.TFLcar.com ) The 2014 Ford Fiesta and Chevy Sonic turbo are small economy cars that almost directly
compete. Of course the difference is that the Fiesta is normally aspirated
while the sonic has a small turbo. How
does this effect a cars performance when the road gets steep, the altitude
get hight and the car is loaded to the rafters with with people? From
Dillion, Colorado to the Eisenhower Tunnel U.S. I-70 climbs 8 miles to a
maximum elevation of 11,158 feet or 3,401 meters. That's enough elevation
and grade to test a small economy car like the 2014 Ford Fiesta and the
Chevy Sonic turbo.
In Part 1 of another accurate, informative and fun TFLcar mashup review
Nathan, Emme, Andre and Roman take on the Ike Gauntlet in the new Chevy
Sonic turbo to see how these small cars
handle the steep grade and lack of air density in the Mountains of
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