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Ten Greatest American Police Patrol Cars

Matt Hardigree | Jalopnik

8. Border Patrol Dune Buggy (Arizona)

Specifically, a Desert Patrol Vehicle (DPV), these are some of the most extreme police vehicles used for active patrolling duty. Typically, a DPV is fitted with a VW engine capable of nearly 200 HP. These vehicles can travel up to 80 mph and generally encounter some of the roughest terrain in the country while enduring severe temperature conditions. These go fast in places that Border Patrol SUV’s can’t even reach.

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    Chippysgt

    over 4 years ago

    14 Comments

    The CHP Camaro was hot but it had huge doors that weighed a ton, tough getting in and out. What happened to the CHP Mustangs? Hottest police car ever was the CHP 69 Dodge Polara.

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    FPK_1

    over 4 years ago

    4 Comments

    Where's the AMC Matador?

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    John1836

    over 4 years ago

    12 Comments

    Ridden in em all, like the back seat of the CR though. Never been up front....

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    Glen603

    over 4 years ago

    106 Comments

    Where's the Plymouth Grand Fury?

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    4421

    over 4 years ago

    5562 Comments

    Where was the Chevrolet Caprice 9C1?

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    cbrewster3

    about 5 years ago

    194 Comments

    I like our Mach 1's in New Mexico better than a Camaro

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    cbrewster3

    about 5 years ago

    194 Comments

    Like the dune buggy!

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    Anonymous

    about 5 years ago

    Nice FORD

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    beejac

    about 5 years ago

    1424 Comments

    There are only two alternative choices after the Crown Vic and they are Camaro and Caprice.

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    95Zcar

    about 5 years ago

    3992 Comments

    Might find this hard to believe but 95Zcar likes the Camaros!

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    Anonymous

    about 5 years ago

    I am a Bel Air guy... God, I own 3 of them...!!! I restore them, I love them... But:
    My all time favorite Patrol Car (RMP for us, NYPD) have to be the VENERABLE Gran Fury...

    Jesus... I drove them accross the Park... (no BS here...) more than once... Good old days gone by now...

    Hey... On second thought... Are we getting "old news" back in....?
    This' not the first (old) article I see....... back.

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    Anonymous

    about 5 years ago

    Love the Fairlane! Just classic!

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    Bladerunner1701

    about 5 years ago

    124 Comments

    Gotta go with the Bel Air.

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    Aleem1983

    about 5 years ago

    12 Comments

    I would place just about all the Chevy's first (Let the GM vs. Ford debate and hate responses begin lol) with the exception of the 4 door Lumina of the late 90's which was completely depressing. The any Caprice fitted with a 5.7 police package..good grief what a bulletproof car.

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    swatj10

    about 5 years ago

    760 Comments

    Love the Camero CHP rocks

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