Gear: Unmarked Chevy Caprice

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Unmarked Chevy Caprice

Chevrolet
Category: Patrol Vehicles & Equipment
Subcategory: Patrol Vehicles
Price: 17000
Average Rating:
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(3 Votes)
Description:

Assembly Arlington, Texas Ypsilanti, Michigan Body style(s) 4-door sedan 4-door station wagon Engine(s) 4.3 L L99 V8 5.0 L L03 V8 5.7 L L05 V8 5.7 L LT1 V8 Transmission(s) 4-speed automatic Wheelbase 115.9 in (2944 mm) Length 217.3 in (5519 mm) (wagon) 214.1 in (5438 mm) (sedan) Width 79.6 in (2022 mm) (wagon) 77 in (1956 mm) (1991-93 sedan) 77.5 in (1969 mm) (1994-96 sedan) Height 60.8 in (1544 mm) (1991-93 wagon) 60.9 in (1547 mm) (1994-96 wagon) 55.7 in (1415 mm) (sedan)

Member Reviews

  • Dcp_0246_max30
    Shoup, Tue, 14 Apr 2009 19:13:41 UTC.
    1st review

    Well seeing that I work for the "Most Advanced Police Department in the Nation", I was given this car as a replacement to my 04 CVPI after a drunk destroyed it with me and my partner in it. I will say this, it is a more roomy vehicle, has better get up and go than the CVPI. I wouldn't trade this vehicle in unless I was given a brand new vehicle. I am in a 94 unmarked bubble, with 70k on the odometer. It is nice.

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  • 187_ms1_normal_max30
    AFSP906, Tue, 27 Oct 2009 15:35:30 UTC.

    This is the best damn daily driver/pursuit vehicle ever built (other than specific purpose, like the camaro) Unbelievable handling and power, there is no replacement for the 9C1.

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  • 20552_1343137337912_1215571721_31006460_5991340_n_max30
    TrafficCop28, Fri, 07 Jan 2011 21:40:31 UTC.

    I have been assigned two Chevrolet Caprices in my career. The first was a 1993 Caprice. This vehicle was special ordered with a 305 for fuel ecconomy. This vehicle was terrible for acceleration (I probably never reached top speed due to lightbar), fuel mileage probably was 1 MPG better (I worked traffic enforcement). However, the handling was excellent and was the only reason I could maintain pursuits. I would lose on straight aways but made up in cornering compared to CVPI. My second was a 1995 slicktop with the LT1. I absolutely loved the speed and handling of this vehicle. Responding to rural officer down reached 153 MPH on 10 mile stretch and had excellent handling. Cornering was perfect. Yes, I loved this car and was extremely disappointed when it was removed from service and was replaced with CVPI. I'd love to own one personally, rode like a Cadillac. These vehicles had excellent interior room for a large male and all of my equipment (radar, radio, scanners, CB, shotgun mount, duty bag, outerwear, etc.) The runk was large enough to carry all accident investigation equipment, extra ammo, cones, flares, anything for months of service. I didn't realize how much I miss them until now.

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