Rob Dyrdek Chevrolet Sonic Kick Flip Auto Spiral Jump
We researched the history of the original jumps and talked to everyone still living about it and then we built the ramps and did 8 tests into boxes and one on the landing ramp before we were comfortable enough to put Rob Dyrdek behind the wheel. I would like to thank my crew; James Smith, Eric Matuchek, Tom Harper, Cary McCall, Kris Ryan, Serge Kolchinskiy, Dailyn Matthews and Jason Lewis. Mike Ryan Stunt Coordinator-ramp designer.
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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Extreme Danger Rally Race in a Semi Truck
Pro Racer and Hollywood Stuntman, Mike Ryan, decided to accept the
challenge of wrestling his purpose built Freightliner Cascadia up the Mt.
Washington Auto Road in the 2011 "Climb To The Clouds" in New Hampshire.
This video feature shows the amazing talent and commitment it takes to
pilot a 10,000 lbs. Semi Truck with 1,950 twin turbocharged horsepower up an extremely
steep and narrow mountain road.
Mike's time of 8:02.65 to the top was the 27th fastest time to the summit
and was a jaw dropping experience to all who witnessed the Gulf Oil
liveried Semi streaking up the mountain.
With multiple on board cameras placed in dramatic locations around the Big
Rig...ride along and experience the sights and sounds of a full speed race
run up this treacherous road.
Don't forget to click the link above to visit MIke's facebook page and
become a fan to keep up to date on his exciting plans for the future.
YOU DO NOT WANT TO MISS WHAT'S COMING UP!!!
Also, visit our friends at MyLife@Speed.com to check out all kinds of great
gear head stuff on the web! It's a must have bookmark!!!
Special thanks to youtubers, patomall, kb1gni and seanelawrence, for
shooting the great drivebye shots midway up the mountain! and NHBlueberry
(Ken McKenzie) for the "amazing" shot at the cragway.
Incredible Stunt Driving...Car Drives on Two Wheels Thru a Shop !
Just two days after Rob Dyrdek "Kick Flipped" this very car at Magic
Mountain California for his show Fantasy Factory on MTV...one of the
stuntmen involved in setting up the ramps and car, James A Smith, thought
it would be a fun challenge to pilot the brand new Chevrolet Sonic through
this working fabrication shop. And not just any shop...this is JEM FX,
Hollywoods number one big time Effects power house. Run by Elia Popov and
his team of mega talented engineers and fabricators, JEM FX creates the
practical magic we see on screen.
So when a stunt driver decides to throw it down by saying he can drive
through the shop while everyone keeps working, plus not wreck the car that
needs to go on display right after, there was a lot of pressure on James.
It only took 2 takes and we locked this stunt in. Much to the amazement of
everyone in the shop.
Chevy Sonic Nation
Just wanted to make a video of my new Chevrolet Sonic LT turbo....Love this car. Got a little pep in its
step, averaging 36 mpg right now, made right here in the USA, plus its a
blast to drive, so watch out imports.lol.... had to put my boy Norm in the
video too with his Sonic.
1957 Porsche 356A Outlaw - Jay Leno's Garage
1957 Porsche 356A Outlaw. Chuck Olenyk turned this coulda-been shoulda-been
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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.
Muscle Truck vs. Baja Bug! 1974 Chevy C10 Battles Fred's Volkswagen Baja Bug - Roadkill Ep. 28
Remember the drag racing '74 Chevy Muscle Truck from Roadkill Episode 18?
It's back, but with a twist: it's gonna become a true dual-sport ride for
surf and turf, shedding its drag slicks for Super Swamper Boggers and
hitting the sand dunes...hard! And to prove that a lowered, two-wheel-drive
pickup can dominate the dunes, Freiburger and Finnegan set up a shootout
with Fred Williams from the Dirt Every Day series on the Motor Trend
channel. Fred brought out his '69 VW Baja Bug from DED Episode 23 and went
head to head with the Muscle Truck on the beach at Pismo, California.
The Roadkill/HOT ROD Magazine Muscle Truck is a '74 Chevy C10 shortbed,
stepside, with a GM LS6 crate engine (like the all-aluminum V8 found in a
C6 ZO6 Corvette). It's stock other than a small crane cam, midlength
headers, and a new addition for this episode: MSD's Atomic EFI (the truck
used to run a carburetor). The Atomic setup is atop a BBK intake manifold,
and uses a stock LS1 throttle body. That legendary Exhaust sound comes
from 3-inch pipe with 4-inch Dynomax Bullet race mufflers.
The truck's transmission is a JW turbo
400 backed by a Gear Vendors over/underdrive unit. And it really needs
overdrive because the Ford 9-inch rear carries 5.13 gears and a spool. The
suspension features dropped spindles and Ridetech Strong Arms and air bags
up front. In the rear, two leaves were removed from the stock spring packs,
they were flipped under the axle, and traction is delivered by Caltrac's
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Gramps the 11 Second Car - Part 14
Supergramps is born!
Also something to note around Mighty Car Mods: we are normal guys and are
not trained mechanics. We like to make interesting car mods and show you
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else, your car or your warranty doing it. Please be safe, be responsible
and unless you know what you're doing, do not fool around with very serious
machinery just because you've seen us make it look so easy. Talk to a
qualified mechanic if you are in any doubt.
WTF Truck?!?! Mid-Engine Twin Turbo S10
CRAZY looking pickup with a mid engine twin turbo big block Chevy motor in it, I've never seen
anything like it!
Twin 76mm turbos and a 580ci chevy
motor, still sorting the bugs out, should be into the 8's once it's running
SIZE MATTERS 2 - Mike Ryan's Pikes Peak Castrol Oil Freightliner Race Truck
Size Matters 2 is Mike Ryan's 2nd gymkhana styled video full of super-sized
stunts and close quarters drifting action. Legendary stunt driver and
Pikes Peak champion, Mike Ryan in the Castrol Oil Freightliner, goes
toe-to-toe with newcomer Daniel Leavitt on the docks of Long Beach harbor.
Some of Hollywood's top stunt drivers and coordinators came together to
produce this top-notch action thriller, using the newest Mercedes ML 63
modified camera car with EDGE arm. #SizeMatters2
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Director: Bailey Kobe
Director of Photography: Michael FitzMaurice
Co-Stunt Coordinator: Terry James
EDGE Driver: Dean Bailey
Colorist: Aaron Peak
Composer: Boris Salchow
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Chevy Performance SCCA B-Spec Sonic Concept Race Car Debuts at PRI 2012
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