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PoliceLink's Patrol Car Guide

Kevin Powers | PoliceLink

Chevrolet Caprice

not due out until 2011, the Caprice will be back after a 15-year absence.

It’s built on the same rear-wheel-drive structure of the Camero, it also comes with a V8, 6.0L engine for great acceleration and top speed driving.

Video: See the Chevrolet Caprice in action

The Caprice is built with space in mind. Its long wheelbase allows for more room in the front, and it will recline some while maintaining the safety barrier between the front and back seats.

Speaking of seats, they’ve specially designed the ones in the new Caprice to accommodate gear belts and are built for quick entrances and exits. It also has a built in power source to run any auxiliary equipment you bring along.

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    bluesclue4u

    over 4 years ago

    56 Comments

    Tahoe is the best more room, leg space,Handles the road and you get the feeling a little bit better when approaching the scene.

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    jester1213

    over 4 years ago

    4 Comments

    A car that should have been, Mercury Merauder, bigger badder crown vic

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    Anonymous

    over 4 years ago

    I have had the chance to sit in and watch some testing done with the E7 and that car is beautiful... gonna be a great tool. Unfortunately they are taking a long time to get the thing out on the streets. I saw it almost a year and a half ago.

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    Andrew224

    over 4 years ago

    12 Comments

    Carbon Motors needs to get on it and get into the market, they've been working on that car for years and still there isn't a single one in actual police use as far as I know. Looks like a good car but I can see it taking a while to get administrators to come around and buying a car not produced by GM, Ford, or Chysler.

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    warrior5117

    over 4 years ago

    70 Comments

    By the way I support Ford. I like the looks of the Charger, but Chrysler is in Obamas pocket.

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    lloyddollarhide

    over 4 years ago

    14 Comments

    not that bad even though they could do better on the carbon motors e7

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    warrior5117

    over 4 years ago

    70 Comments

    Hey. It looks like we are getting two Altimas...hybrids. Anybody had any experience? I heard NYPD was using them.

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    michael_withrow

    over 4 years ago

    6 Comments

    The E7 looks to be a very strong vehicale, it's going to be built in Indiana last I heard.

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    POASgt

    over 4 years ago

    6 Comments

    The E7 from Carbon Motors looks very promising.

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    scogna

    over 4 years ago

    4 Comments

    idk about this one this thing looks like a cheap chinese

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    williamdenison1

    over 4 years ago

    8 Comments

    I love the Good old Crown vic, it just says COPS...But i do love the new Caprice and the Tahoe

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    joker13

    over 4 years ago

    94 Comments

    There's nothing like a brand spanking new "Crown Vic" but since we don't have take home cars at my Agency then after a month they get dogged out and start running, smelling and looking like a piece of crap. But when you put it on the road new its a great tool for us ( LEO's) .....

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    Morpheus77

    over 4 years ago

    6 Comments

    I have to agree on the Chevy Caprice with the LT1 Motor. I had the opportunity to ride in one several years back while riding with a Trooper friend of mine. HP was just phenomenal! I never had the opportunity to actually drive one, but hands down, definitely the best I've ever experienced!

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    kalani23

    over 4 years ago

    12 Comments

    I am a fan of the Tahoe as well.. especially the new PPV version. But....... I got to sit in the new E7 from Carbon Motors, and I found my next car. It is absolutely amazing. Just my opinion.. Anyone get to see it?

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    Anonymous

    over 4 years ago

    Bump ace! Tahoe, now that would be nice in anybody's Christmas stocking!

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