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The Pursuit Special, also referred to as the V8 Interceptor, is the iconic black police interceptor used by the fictional Main Force Patrol in the ''Mad Max'' film series. [1]

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Australia (colloquially), officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is an Oceanian country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands.

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Broken Hill, New South Wales

Broken Hill is an isolated mining city in the far west of outback New South Wales, Australia.

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Byron Kennedy

Byron Eric Kennedy (18 August 1949 – 17 July 1983) was an Australian film producer known for the Mad Max series of films.

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Cars of the Stars Motor Museum

The Cars of the Stars Motor Museum was in the English town of Keswick, Cumbria, and owned a collection of celebrity television and film vehicles.

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A coupé (US coupe) (from the French past participle coupé, of the infinitive couper, to cut) is a closed two-door car body style with a permanently attached fixed roof, that is shorter than a sedan or saloon (British and Irish English) of the same model, and it often has seating for two persons or with a tight-spaced rear seat.

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England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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Florida is a state in the southeast United States, bordered to the west by the Gulf of Mexico, to the north by Alabama and Georgia, to the east by the Atlantic Ocean, and to the south by the Straits of Florida.

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Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor

The Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor (colloquially referred to simply as the CVPI, P71 or '"Crown Vic"') is a civilian police car that was manufactured by Ford from 1992 to 2011.

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Ford Falcon GT

The Ford Falcon GT is an automobile that was produced by Ford Australia from 1967 to 1976, by a joint-venture with Tickford in 1992 and 1997, and by a new joint venture with Prodrive from 2003 to 2014 with intermittent limited edition anniversary models offered in between.

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Front-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout

In automotive design, an FR, or front-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout is one where the engine is located at the front of the vehicle and driven wheels are located at the rear.

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Gasoline, also known as petrol outside of North America, is a transparent, petroleum-derived liquid that is used primarily as a fuel in internal combustion engines.

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Gear stick

A gearstick (rarely spelled gear stick), gear lever (both UK English) or gearshift (US English) is a metal rod attached to the shift assembly in a manual transmission-equipped automobile and is used to change gear.

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George Miller (director)


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Harmonic balancer

A harmonic balancer (also called crank pulley damper, crankshaft damper, torsional damper, or vibration damper) is a device connected to the crankshaft of an engine to reduce torsional vibration and serves as a pulley for drive belts.

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Holley Performance Products

Holley Performance Products is an automotive performance company based in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

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Hood (vehicle)

The hood (US and Canada) or bonnet (most Commonwealth countries) is the hinged cover over the engine of motor vehicles that allows access to the engine compartment (or trunk on rear-engine and some mid-engine vehicles) for maintenance and repair.

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Internal combustion engine

An internal combustion engine (ICE) is a heat engine where the combustion of a fuel occurs with an oxidizer (usually air) in a combustion chamber that is an integral part of the working fluid flow circuit.

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Lowboy (trailer)

A lowboy (low loader in British English, low-bed in western Canada and South Africa or float in Australia) is a semi-trailer with two drops in deck height: one right after the gooseneck and one right before the wheels.

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Mad Max

Mad Max is a 1979 Australian dystopian action film directed by George Miller, produced by Byron Kennedy, and starring Mel Gibson.

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Mad Max (franchise)

Mad Max is an Australian post-apocalyptic action multi-media franchise created by George Miller and Byron Kennedy.

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Mad Max 2

Mad Max 2 (also known as The Road Warrior and Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior) is a 1981 Australian post-apocalyptic action film directed by George Miller.

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Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome

Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (also known as Mad Max 3: Beyond Thunderdome or simply Mad Max 3) is a 1985 Australian post-apocalyptic action adventure film directed by George Miller and George Ogilvie, distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, and written by Miller and Terry Hayes.

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Mad Max: Fury Road

Mad Max: Fury Road is a 2015 post-apocalyptic action film directed and produced by George Miller, and written by Miller, Brendan McCarthy and Nico Lathouris.

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Mad Max: Fury Road (comic book)

Mad Max: Fury Road is a limited comic book series created by George Miller, Nico Lathouris, and Mark Sexton.

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Max Rockatansky

Max Rockatansky is the title character and protagonist of the post-apocalyptic action films from the ''Mad Max'' franchise, which spans 1979 to 2015.

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Mel Gibson

Mel Colm-Cille Gerard Gibson (born January 3, 1956) is an American actor and filmmaker.

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Melbourne is the capital and most populous city in the Australian state of Victoria, and the second most populous city in Australia and Oceania.

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Miami is a city located on the Atlantic coast in southeastern Florida and the county seat of Miami-Dade County.

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Muscle car

Muscle car is an American term used to refer to a variety of high-performance automobiles.

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Reboot (fiction)

In serial fiction, to reboot means to discard all continuity in an established series in order to recreate its characters, timeline and backstory from the beginning.

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Semi-trailer truck

A semi-trailer truck is the combination of a tractor unit and one or more semi-trailers to carry freight.

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A sequel (also known as a follow-up) is a narrative, documental, or other work of literature, film, theatre, television, music, or video game that continues the story of, or expands upon, some earlier work.

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South Australia

South Australia (abbreviated as SA) is a state in the southern central part of Australia.

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A supercharger is an air compressor that increases the pressure or density of air supplied to an internal combustion engine.

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The Hollywood Reporter

The Hollywood Reporter (THR) is a multiplatform American media brand founded in 1930 and focusing on the Hollywood motion picture, television, and entertainment industries, as well as Hollywood's intersection with fashion, finance, law, technology, lifestyle, and politics.

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Trunk (car)

The trunk (North America and Jamaica) or boot (Commonwealth English) of a car is the vehicle's main storage compartment.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.

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Wrecking yard

A wrecking yard (Australian, New Zealand, and Canadian English), scrapyard (British English) or junkyard (American English) is the location of a business in dismantling where wrecked or decommissioned vehicles are brought, their usable parts are sold for use in operating vehicles, while the unusable metal parts, known as scrap metal parts, are sold to metal-recycling companies.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pursuit_Special

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