NYPD to Add Hemi Chargers to Fleet

The New York Police Department is getting its Mopar back on (check out "The Taking of Pelham 1-2-3" for reference), decades after abandoning Chrysler products for Chevys and Fords. The city's Finest is getting a new fleet of Dodge Charger police cars, which will start replacing the front-drive Impalas and aging Crown Vics in which they currently nab up skells. As part of a pilot program, the department will order 15 police-version Chargers this summer, with the possibility of replacing its entire, 3,000-vehicle fleet if the Hemis prove up to the job. [Thanks to everyone who tipped us to this. Including Ray.]

NYPD flew! Force puts muscle in its squad fleet [The Chicago Sun Times]

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