Carbon Motors' Final Three States Announced

The race to choose the state where the future E7 police car will be built heats up, as Carbon Motors Corporation announced today the final three states still under consideration. The three states who are now anxiously awaiting to see which one will benefit from the manufacturer's 10,000 promised jobs and $3 billion economic growth are Georgia, Indiana, and South Carolina.

"We are honored and tremendously appreciative to have such great choices on where to produce the world’s first purpose-built law enforcement patrol vehicle for our nation’s law enforcement first responders," William Santana Li, Carbon Motors Corporation CEO said when announcing the finalists.

"Although there has been a great deal of focus on which state will be our home, we must remember that it is ‘country first’. The United States of America has a national security interest in seeing that this vehicle get into production as quickly as possible,” he added.

The winner state, where the so called Carbon Campus will be build, will be announced sometimes this summer, with company officials hoping for a decision as soon as the end of July.

As for the promised purpose-built police cruiser, Carbon Motors says it has already received some 10,000 reservations. The car is powered by a 3.0l turbodiesel V8 engine, developing some 300 hp and 420 lb. ft. of torque. According to data provided by the manufacturer, the Carbon E7 will hit 60 mph in 6.5 seconds and top at a speed 155 mph (250 km/h). Being built to chase bad guys, it has less respect for trees than you might expect: it eats up 28-30 mpg (12-13l/100 km), and that's in combined cycle.
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