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Orange County Choppers goes electric

Thu, 13 Aug 2009 00:00:00 -0700

The video you're watching isn't the electric chopper built by Orange County Choppers, but Paul Teutal Sr. has been showing off the Siemens Smart Chopper that he did build, a chopper built for Siemens to display their technical prowess.

According to Teutal Sr., the Smart Chopper has a range of around 60 miles and can do up to 100mph. He also claims it costs over $1,000,000.

We can believe that, but we can't believe his claim that it's the first custom American electric chopper. And that's the reason for the video above - this fella beat you to it Mr Teutal Sr. and we bet he got some change from $1m too..

By Ben Cope

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