Chevrolet Caprice law enforcement vehicles headed to US |CarAdvice

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law enforcement headed to US

The Australian-built Holden has found a new role in law enforcement specially prepared Police Vehicles (PPV) set to hit the streets of America from as early as

Derived from the long-wheel-base Caprice, the Chevrolet Caprice cruiser was announced at the annual Association of Chiefs of Police #8211; the biggest of its type in the US.

This showcase has been by Holden Executive Director and Marketing, John Elsworth, as an first step#8221; for what prove to be a lucrative deal for even more so than the now Pontiac G8 Sedan export

“Today is the start of the process. our ticket to the dance. Now we need to go out and impress the judges,” Elsworth “North American law enforcement account for about 70,000 a year so securing a fraction of sales would be a major boost for GM#8217;s operations in

Holden#8217;s reputation as a proven to Australia#8217;s police fleet, demanding highway patrol and applications should help the deal with US law enforcement.

the Pontiac G8 which entered the just as the global financial began to make headlines the Chevrolet Caprice police car has described as the right tool at the time for law enforcement by Jim Campbell, Manager for GM Fleet and Commercial

The Chevrolet Caprice will be in both V6 SIDI and V8 AFM guise, E85 capable, and will feature a of specialised equipment including:


Engine oil and transmission

Standard 18-inch steel with bolt-on centre

Large, four-wheel disc with heavy-duty brake

Heavy-duty suspension components

stability control system

information centre in the instrument with selectable speed feature

In collaboration with the National Security Agency, has also presented a special NSA law vehicle based on the Pontiac G8.

As a partner of the LAPD, the Australian-built NSA G8 boasts advanced integrated to create one of the safest most police vehicles in the world.

The technology package highlights

Large, purpose designed, touch screen integrated dashboard

In-car video with broadcast capability

Advanced wireless connectivity

and seamless CAD and computer system performed ‘on the fly’ minimising time and costly service

Wireless vehicle telemetry management system

Forward infrared/night vision (FLIR)

Fingerprint and facial recognition

Virtual prisoner cell

high output low power LED technology

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