Look Out, Bad Guys, the E-7 Is Coming for You

A new high-tech cop car was built from the ground up for nothing but law enforcement. What you gonna do when it comes for you?

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Look out, bad guys. There's a new police vehicle set to hit the streets and, by all accounts, it means business.
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It's the Carbon Motors E-7, and it's the world's first high-tech "purpose-built" law enforcement patrol car.
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On Tuesday the makers of the vehicle officially unveiled the E7 in Chicago, with William Santana Li, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Carbon Motors Corporation joined by members of law enforcement from across the state of Illinois to make this announcement.
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The E-7 is built from the ground up to be a police car.
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The car’s special features wowed those gathered. For starters, warning lights are incorporated into roof of the squad for better aerodynamics.
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The E-7 is powered by a high-efficiency diesel engine.
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Rearward opening "coach doors" make it easier to load arrestees.
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Front camera records what happens in front of the E7.
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A LOJACK car location system is built into the trunk.
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LED Search light is integrated into the rear view mirror.
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Special ducts sniff for radiation and chemical weapons.
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An infrared camera is hidden in the bumper.
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Silver bumper push bars are joined to the frame for strength.
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Front push bars are also tied to the frame with small shock absorbers.
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All electronics are integrated into the vehicle rather than bolted on after it is built.
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The dashboard of the Carbon Motors E-7 features a variety of readings.
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A secondary display over the main gauges keeps the officer up to date on car functions.
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The doors are extra wide and high to accommodate cops with radios and guns on their belts.
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As yet, neither the Chicago Police Department or the Cook County Sheriff's Office have placed any orders for the E-7.
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