heavy-duty car

heavy-duty car

[¦hev·ē ¦düd·ē ′kär]
(mechanical engineering)
A railway motorcar weighing more than 1400 pounds (635 kilograms), propelled by an engine of 12-30 horsepower (8900-22,400 watts), and designed for hauling heavy equipment and for hump-yard service.
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There was, despite all the dreariness, plenty to keep your interest in this - at other times, very lively - opener, and much of it was down to two of the featured baddies: a psycho known as Jago (Paul Kaye - whose scary character couldn't have been further removed from Kaye's former alter ego Dennis Pennis) and a high-ranking drug dealer called Xavier (Lee Boardman - remember when he played the mean, moody and very menacing drug dealer Jez Quigley in Coronation Street?) Kaye, especially, had a role to relish - Jago was beyond nasty and, after carrying out an assassination, managed to get himself involved in a heavy-duty car chase which brought back memories of The Sweeney.
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