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post #16 of (permalink) Old 09-19-2010, 04:26 PM
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I have a friend who is at the MI state police car trials this month and I can't wait for pictures and the real deal on how the next generation of cops cars do. He worked at GM for many years working on the B4C?program (Camaro) and now is a cop. He looks forward to the MI trails each year,this year especially since Chevy & Ford have the new cars. From what I understand MI state PD has a couple Caprices they are testing. It will be interesting to see how the Tahoe stacks up against the Caprice. Carbon motors may show up. The Carbon motors car is way to costly for any dept and the only thing really going for it is the sweet BMW diesel power plant. The car has nice features many PD officers want,again the price is too much.

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Wow that sho motor would be a disaster as a police powerplant. Yeah a twin turbo v6 is cool, but iirc they dont come with factory turbo timers, and the maintainence cost I would imagine being considerable more than a naturally aspirated v8
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Well all the GM or Ford "police packaged" cars will be out beat by the new 2012 Carbon motors who is a major competitor for Police Cars. Built and designed by Police Officer for Police Officer. The first purpose built Police Car.

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I would not call them a major competitor. No pricing released. No service center infrastructure set up other than what they "intend" to do. Nice idea, time will tell whether they are a competitor or not. Right now,none of the Big Three should be losing any sleep.

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Nope.......and Taurus will have an only police version that will be a competitor, and soon the police EXCLUSIVE Caprice....Carbons been stagnant for years doing autoshow gigs and nothing else.

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Re: What was GM thinking??

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Well all the GM or Ford "police packaged" cars will be out beat by the new 2012 Carbon motors who is a major competitor for Police Cars. Built and designed by Police Officer for Police Officer. The first purpose built Police Car.

Police Car for Police | Carbon Motors Corporation
2 year bump.

What the hell is that thing?
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I saw the inside of a Carlsbad PD PPV in CA. Now i took a quick peep, but i dont remember seeing the shifter in the console area, then again im probably wrong and i was drunk at the time LOL. Still looked f*cking badass and intimidating as a cop car.
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Console shift has two options. Police and Detective options, IIRC.




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