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#143357 - 24th Nov 2006 12:15pm VW Touarag tows 155 ton 747!! ****
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#143359 - 24th Nov 2006 12:31pm Re: VW Touarag tows 155 ton 747!! [Re: StuyMac]
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The torque provided by that engine is easily enough to tow the 747 (the tugs the airports have probably have less torque) but im incredibly surprised how the car stayed in one piece. wonder if ti stretched or flexed at all?
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#143377 - 24th Nov 2006 5:40pm Re: VW Touarag tows 155 ton 747!! [Re: scoop]
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omg i thought it was a photochop at first. thats cool stuff
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#143380 - 24th Nov 2006 6:14pm Re: VW Touarag tows 155 ton 747!! [Re: BMW Joe]
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Dunno why everyone is so surprised to be honest. Its nothin sectacular, lets be honest there are some men in this world that can pull a 747, some that can even pull slightly smaller planes with their ears!

A car doing this is no surprise, especially if its a diesel. As Scoop said though, it must have a strong body to stay in one piece.

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