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The Farthest Reverse Ramp Jump by a Car to air on Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory series finale

The last time Rob Dyrdek got behind the wheel of a Sonic it was for the kickflip seen around the world.

The reality TV star, professional skateboarder, and full-time thrill seeker performed a kickflip (a full 360-degree corkscrew rotation in mid air) in the Sonic over the world's largest skateboard.

Now, Dyrdek and Sonic have done it again.

With Six Flags Magic Mountain as a backdrop, Dyrdek set the record for the Farthest Reverse Ramp Jump by a Car in a specially equipped 2014 Sonic. He returned to the California theme park for a live stunt that took place on February 13, 2014, and will air on the series finale of Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory on March 13, with a recap on March 20.

Driving a Sonic backward at 50 mph up a launch ramp, Dyrdek sailed the vehicle over 80 feet to the safety of the catch ramp to set the Guiness World Records Title.

While this Sonic had some additional safety modifications made to it, you can get a retail Sonic that is the first and only car in its class to receive a 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score for Safety from NHTSA and offers 10 standard air bags.

Plus, In 2012 the Chevrolet Sonic was the first car in its class with an available turbocharged engine to offer an EPA-estimated 40 MPG highway. So, you’ll have the perfect sidekick for your own adventure.

  • 1 2 Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA’s) New Car Assessment Program (www.SaferCar.gov).
  • 2 3 Always use safety belts and child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owner's Manual for more information.
  • 3 4 Based on EPA estimate for LT/LTZ with available 1.4L turbocharged engine and 6-speed manual transmission.
  • 4 1 Based on GM Small Car segment.
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