Thursday, December 7, 2017

Police Style: 2013 Chevrolet Caprice PPV 9C3

In 1996 the Chevrolet Caprice disappeared from the North American lineup, where it was replaced a few years later by the front-wheel-drive W-body Impala.  With the death of Pontiac, GM now had no large rear-drive full-sized car to sell for fleet use, so they started importing the WM generation Holden Caprice in 2011 as a Police Patrol Vehicle.  Find this 2013 Chevy Caprice PPV 9C3 offered for $6350 in Wallingford, NY via craigslist.  From Cory.



From the seller:

3.6 v6 (300 hp), clean in and out, former police car (equipment holes),119k miles, Bluetooth equipped am/fm, ice cold a/c, pdl, pw, runs and drives like new,



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5 comments:

  1. 300 hp out of a 3.6 V6? Good lord what do they feed their police cars with in NY?

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    1. If it's a regular spec Holden engine it's probably rated at 281hp according to Wikipedia though there are many other higher output versions (323hp in Camaro) so theres a good chance that the police spec might be pushing 300hp

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    2. Welcome to the 21st century.

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  2. I like the v8 versions of these. I would love to see someone perform a manual trans swap on one to create a poor man's SS. The mileage on these can be misleading as it may be seemingly low while the amount of time spent idling is typically astronomical.

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  3. Nothing wrong with it that an LS1 can't fix.

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