FoMoCo and General Motors have both made big news in the ‘police car’ market with the new Taurus based interceptor and the Chevrolet Caprice Police Patrol Vehicle. Even Carbon Motors has made some headlines with their E7 diesel police car. Well, Chrysler today unveiled the first teaser image of the 2011 Dodge Charger Pursuit, which will be available for ordering in September 2010 through Chrysler Group LLC”s fleet operations.
Power for the 2011 Dodge Charger Pursuit comes from an all-new E-85 capable 3.6L Pentastar V6 engine and a 5.7L HEMI V8 with fuel-saving multi-displacement system.
This is also our first official look at the 2011 Dodge Charger, which will go on sale later this year.
Hit the jump for the press release.
2011 Dodge Charger Pursuit:
2011 Dodge Charger Pursuit
August 24, 2010 , Auburn Hills, Mich.
America”s high-performance police vehicle “” the all-new 2011 Dodge Charger Pursuit “” has arrived, providing law-enforcement the best combination of tactical technology, safety, power, efficiency and an iconic design that makes any suspect stop in a panic.
The all-new Dodge Charger Pursuit”s performance suspension tuning, heavy-duty anti-lock vented-disc brakes (ABS), front- and rear-stabilizer bars, 18-inch performance tires on steel wheels and two-mode police-specific Electronic Stability Control (ESC) calibration make it hot-pursuit ready. For world-class ride and performance handling dynamics, the Dodge Charger Pursuit features a rear-wheel drive design and redesigned front and rear multi-link suspension geometries to deliver a smooth comfortable ride for law enforcement officers who spend long days protecting our streets.
Designed with the guidance of the brand”s Police Advisory Board, the 2011 Dodge Charger Pursuit”s mobile-command interior features a Police Interface Module for easy equipment integration, police-duty front seats, column-mounted automatic transmission with Auto Stick, red/white LED interior lighting for night-vision equipment and more.
Dodge Charger Pursuit surrounds the heroic men and women who protect us with uncompromising safety and security equipment, including standard advanced multistage driver and front-passenger air bags, seat-mounted side-thorax air bags, supplemental side-curtain air bags for front and rear outboard passengers, driver”s knee bag, tire-pressure monitoring and more.
Behind its sinister face, the Dodge Charger Pursuit offers an all-new standard E-85 capable 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine with variable-valve timing (VVT) and available legendary 5.7-liter HEMI™ V-8 engine with fuel-saving Multi-displacement System (MDS).
The all-new 2011 Dodge Charger Pursuit will be available for ordering in September 2010 through Chrysler Group LLC”s fleet operations. For more information, visit www.fleet.chrysler.com.
– By: Omar Rana