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Friday, November 11, 2016

American police are using the muscle cars to pursue speeders

Cars with high performance not only be the richman toy for racing. In the right hands, a high performance car can be a powerful tool to support the law enforcement.

Police in the United States continue to improve the ability of their official cars. Michigan State Police for example, they have explored the procurement of patrol cars with Ford, General Motors, Chrysler to Fiat.
Police version of the Ford Taurus. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1fNmWj)
Each manufacturer to introduce  one of their flagship cars, ie the Dodge Charger, Cheverolet Caprice, and the last Ford Taurus. Well, of the three candidates earlier, Ford Taurus has been appointed as the Police Interceptor, for daily police patrol cars in several states. As quoted from USAToday, Ford Taurus will be a patrol car with the best acceleration performance, 0-100 km per hour in 5.7 seconds.
Police version of the Dodge Charger. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1fNnt1)
Ford Taurus acceleration is better than the other candidates, such as the Chevrolet Caprice that takes 6.11 seconds and Dodge Charger with 6.05 seconds. Taurus agile performance comes from a turbocharged 3.5-liter V6 engine.
Police version of the Chevrolet Caprice. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1fNnt1)
Meanwhile, on the other tests the Chevrolet Caprice became the fastest service vehicles, by relying on the 6.0 liter V8 engine. While Dodge Charger patrol car became the candidate with the best braking distances, only 37.55 meters from a speed of 100 km per hour until it stops.

All candidates above does have their advantages and disadvantages. Roughly which car will be selected by the Michigan State Police to fill the ranks of their official car? We'll wait.... *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | USA TODAY]
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