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  • If you are a fan of GM rear-drive sedans that come from the Land Down Under but don't quite have the cash for the Chevrolet SS, now is the.

    The Chevy Caprice PPV has been discontinued, but GM Fleet offers a wide range of police vehicles to get the job done.

    Find the best Chevrolet Caprice Police for sale near you. Every used car for sale comes with a free CARFAX Report. We have 10 Chevrolet Caprice Police.

    Chevy caprice police

    Chevy caprice police

    Styling was unchanged other than the grille which remained egg crate style but now had larger sections. GM is ending vehicle production in Australia, and will remain in the country with sales and marketing operations, spare parts organization, design studios, and an ongoing engineering department, the company said in October. However, these were not true downsized cars like GM and Ford introduced. The cruise control became equipped with a resume feature, while wire wheel covers had locking bolts to secure them in place. Station wagon models received a new three-way tailgate for ; the clamshell tailgate was gone.

    Chevy caprice police

    Chevy caprice police

    Chevy caprice police

    Chevy caprice police

    Chevy caprice police

    General Motors will cease production of its Chevrolet Caprice police sedan after building the front-wheel drive patrol car for six model years in Australia. The Caprice PPV has been a top performer at Michigan and California police vehicle testing, but has seen slower adoption since its introduction as a model-year vehicle due to longer order-to-deliver times. A typical timeframe was about four months in GM only sold a fleet version of the Caprice, but sold the Chevrolet SS sister vehicle to retail buyers.

    The SS will also be phased out. It was known as the Holden Caprice in that country. GM is ending vehicle production in Australia, and will remain in the country with sales and marketing operations, spare parts organization, design studios, and an ongoing engineering department, the company said in October. This originally appeared on www. The Caprice is a rear wheel drive vehicle not front wheel drive.

    Chevy caprice police

    The impala, which looked very similar to this vehicle at one time, is front wheel drive. GM dropped the ball when they phased out the last Caprice model in the late 's, and never got back into the police vehicle business as big after that. The mid 90s caprice was the finest patrol car in the duration of my career.

    It was large enough to transport prisoners in comfortable to drive. It had fair responsiveness especially given its size and the LS1 Vette motor had loads of get up and go. The Crown Vics of the day were anemic in comparison and suffered transmission problems.

    Chevy caprice police

    Ford capitalized on it by making improvements in the Crown Vic and no the Taurus and explorers reign supreme. Yep there are Tahoe's but Chevy really screwed the pooch back then and the next gen Impalas were junk I think Chevy is forever hurt as either a dominant or even major player in the squad car market.

    When Ford told the world it would stop making Crown Vic Patrol Cars, many cities and counties bought hundreds of them to have for the future. Dear GM and Ford, get a brain will you.

    The Crown Vic is still very easy to care for and keep alive. The Explorer version is not much better, but a little easier to work on.

    Chevy caprice police

    There is a reason all the best performance cars in the world are Rear Wheel Drive Autos. The front wheels of any car should only be used for steering. I agree that GM screwed the pooch when it cancelled the B body program in Not sure if any unused vics remain in inventory, probably not.

    However, they did get put back into service when the explorers had the carbon monoxide leak recall. Unlike GM, Ford was not to blame for the crown Vic ending production. They could not make it compliant with safety requirement changes coming in It was also a ding against the CAFE requirements. Leave this field empty.



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