The '91 Caprice was a lot of car. More than 18 feet long and tipping the scales at 4,300 pounds, it was huge. As John Davis noted, it was also there to show all those dopey minivans everyone was driving who was boss. Plus, at about $97 per inch, what a great buy!
The Australian-built Caprices are popping up all over AutoTrader. Some you can buy. Most you can't. Here's the deal.
If you wanted "upscale luxury" on a Chevrolet budget in 1970 the Caprice was the car for you—as long as you had expensive tastes. From the "astro-ventilation" to the "tufted cloth interior" it was clear the Caprice was dripping with enough elegance to make "those expensive cars a little edgy"—we're not positive we…
Despite outward appearances, the "space vehicle of the 90s" wasn't something from another planet or an oversized household cleaning appliance, it was just a really hideous minivan.
When Chevrolet announced last year it would import the Australian-built Chevy Caprice sedan as police-only fleet car, enthusiasts begged for a civilian version to no avail. Now one Maryland dealer says it will buck GM and sell 13 Caprices to the public. UPDATE: It's legit — but not for long.
Welcome to Found Off The Street, our look at cars found on the cape that rust liked so much it decided to summer there; Cape Cod, MA. Today we have a 1966 Chevrolet Bel Air.
By day, Tim Neil oversees software development tools for Research In Motion, the company behind the Blackberry. By night, he transforms into a guy building a Tim Burton-era Batmobile that he'll be able to control via Blackberry.
The Caprice has a lot more engine power than its Crown Victoria rival, but the LT1's reliability hasn't been quite as good as the Modular 4.6's on the LeMons track. Still, the Caprice handles pretty well and manages to look reasonably nimble out there.
Even as The General placed a huge bet on the obsolete-from-the-start Chevette, he also hedged his bets with the good ol' full-sized Caprice. What better way to celebrate the bigger, bulkier Caprice than with song?
The Chevy Caprice Police Cruiser is a big step forward for GM police cruisers. Seriously, it's so giant and imposing we saw more than one press flack run the other way. Dude, hide the nose candy!
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.
When we drove from Manhattan to Detroit's Woodward Dream Cruise, it got us thinking about the Holy Grail of American road trips: all the way across the country. It has to be done, but behind the wheel of what?