The i3 cop cars aren't doing donuts, just donut runs. Remember all those BMW i3 hatchbacks that the Los Angeles Police Department adopted back in 2016? About 100 of them? Well, it appears as if they aren't being used very much, or for the right reasons. At least, that's the situation according to the local CBS news affiliate, KCBS-TV, whose David Goldstein mounted an investigation into the matter. Using hidden cameras, stealth pursuits, and surprise confrontations, the news team found that police force officials are sometimes using the vehicles for personal errands, while use for their intended purpose — transportation vehicles for officers and in community outreach initiatives — has been somewhat lacking. Documents shown in the news video (above) reveal the mileage of many of the panda-patterned cars to be below 4,000 miles. One, which we imagine to be the worst case, only saw 600 miles on the streets since May of 2016. That doesn't appear to be … [Read more...] about LAPD Hardly Using $10 Million Worth Of BMW i3 Police Cars – Video
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Some cones were harmed during the making of this video. Tires matter and video of a new BMW M5 tackling – and failing – the moose test is an excellent example of why you should never skimp on good rubber. The test, designed to determine how well a vehicle can evade a suddenly appearing obstacle, is a great way to see how a car will handle when the driver performs evasive maneuvers. Video from km77.com on YouTube shows how the BMW M5 handles the test on some severely worn tires. … [Read more...] about How Does The BMW M5 Perform In The Moose Test With Worn Tires?
The Volvo XC40 passes the test at varying speed with only taking out one cone. The first pass is a success at 73 kilometers per hour (45 miles per hour). You can see the crossover’s traction control working to keep the XC40 from sliding into the cones, which doesn’t upset the vehicle too much. Everything looks controlled and planted. When the driver ups the speed to 77 kph (48 mph), the crossover does begin to struggle a bit, but only one lone cone is damage. It’s still an impressive attempt. … [Read more...] about Watch A Volvo XC40 And BMW X2 Duel In The Dreaded Moose Test
In de LMP2 bouwde PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports in de eerste helft een grote voorsprong op ten opzichte van achtervolger DragonSpeed, mede omdat laatstgenoemde team de FCY gebruikte om bronzen rijder Henrik Hedman in actie te laten komen. De voorsprong was halfweg de race zo’n tachtig seconden. … [Read more...] about 24u Daytona: Cadillac leidt halfweg, goede kansen Van der Zande
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