GM’s 2011 Chevrolet Caprice police car’s official technical manual has been recently released and have been made public. The parts on the standard police-spec Caprice are already in public domain. The manual however provides our first look of the “Detective Package”. Police departments may also select from six different colors apart from the stealthy black finish.
The Caprice PPV i.e. Police Patrol Vehicle is built for the Australian market. The Holden Statesman / Caprice series is a more luxurious long-wheelbase version of the Commodore. The Commodore was sold in the United States market as the Pontiac G8. The PPV is expected to be available to police forces across the U.S. early next year.
The Caprice PPV, which is a rear-wheel drive car will be offered exclusively with a 6.0-liter V8 engine. The engine would be pushing out over 355HP and 384 lb-ft of torque levels. The engine would be attached to a six-speed automatic transmission system. From 2012 onwards General Motors however also intends to provide or furnish a smaller V6 engine.
Meanwhile the all-new Ford Taurus Police Interceptor, will be the Caprice PPV’s chief rival. The rival is expected to be offering a front-wheel and all-wheel drive configurations of the car. The all-new Ford Taurus Police Interceptor would be equipped with either a naturally aspirated 263HP V6 or a force-fed V6 engine. The engine would be churning out over 365 HP of power to the Police Interceptor car.
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