With the launch of the new Chevy Caprice, GM continues their long history of producing cars for law enforcement. Grow out your mustache and put on ridiculously dark shades as we PIT-maneuver through the half-century history of Chevy police cars.
In honor of the return of the Chevy Caprice police car, and because it's one of the most ubiquitous film cop cars of the 1980s and 1990s, we've put together the ten best criminal-chasing, car-smashing Caprice police movie cars below.
Today's return of the Chevy Caprice to the police car ranks means more than just serious hoonage potential. With a new optional technology package, we're told it'll be the most high-tech production police car ever.
We revealed the new Chevy Caprice police car late last night to bravos for the car, but lukewarm reaction to styling. GM's responded with shots of the Corvette-powered, RWD Aussie-built law enforcement-only Chevy Caprice police car wearing its dress blacks.
After a 15-year absence patrolling U.S. streets, an all-new law-enforcement-only Chevrolet Caprice Police Patrol Vehicle (PPV) joins GM's fleet in 2011. Although it's built on the same rear-wheel-drive Camaro and dearly-departed Pontiac G8-spawning Zeta platform, it's not a G8 sedan.