Chevrolet Impala Police Models and Impala Police History
Compared to the stock version of the Chevrolet sedan, the front-wheel drive Impala Police car received a number of upgrades specifically designed to handle the rigors of law enforcement. As a vehicle built for policing, heavy-duty equipment such as robust four-wheel disc braking and durable suspension system were included with the sedan. The engine of the 2008 Impala Police Car was supplied with a reinforced aluminum cradle for increased protection.
Additionally, the engine, transmission and the power steering unit on the 2008 Chevrolet Impala Police car received specialized cooling accessories. Thrusting the Chevrolet Impala Police model was a 3.9-liter Vortec V-6 engine generating 233 horsepower and 240 pound-foot of torque. The Impala Police car’s 3.9-liter engine featured Active Fuel Management technology as well as E85 FlexFuel compatibility. Fuel economy for the Chevrolet Impala Police vehicle was rated at roughly 20 miles per gallon. The 3.9-liter engine was connected to a four-speed automatic transmission with overdrive.
With 104.5 cubic foot of passenger volume, the driver’s seat featured six-way power adjustment. All seats of the Chevrolet Impala Police car were made of heavy-duty materials in order to withstand continuous use for an extended period. Air conditioning, power door locks, power windows, adjustable tilt steering wheel and rear window lockout protection was available on the 2008 Impala Police car. In addition to the police package model, the Impala Police car was also available with an undercover package. From 2008 to 2011, there were few changes made to the specifications and features of the Chevrolet Impala Police car. The Impala Police car model was discontinued as Chevrolet’s law enforcement product became the Caprice PPV.