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Movie Hero Jean-Claude Van Damme Stars in Volvo Trucks Film EPIC SPLIT STUNT +video

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Action hero Jean-Claude Van Damme helps demonstrate the on-road stability of new Volvo Trucks.

STOCKHOLM - November 14, 2013: Volvo Trucks released it's long awaited newest stunt promotional film today, starring cinema action hero Jean-Claude Van Damme.

The Epic Split Stunt film is the latest in a series from Volvo Trucks that feature spectacular ways of demonstrating its trucks' unique handling capabilities. In The Epic Split Van Damme performs one of his trademark splits in an incredible world-first stunt.

“It’s quite unusual, and the first time we’ll ever see anything like it – in a movie or a commercial,” said Van Damme on set at a deserted airfield in Spain, before shooting the scene. “When I saw the storyboard, I thought it looked amazing. It’s very majestic and very powerful.”

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The purpose of the film is to demonstrate the stability and precision of Volvo Dynamic Steering, and it follows on from previous viral hits including ‘The Ballerina Stunt’, ‘The Hook’, ‘The Hamster’ and ‘The Chase’.

Watch the previous Volvo promo films