/Dodge Charger Pursuit Gets AWD System

Dodge Charger Pursuit Gets AWD System

Dodge Charger Pursuit at Dodge Charger Pursuit Gets AWD System

Among the new flock of Police cars Detroit giants have made for U.S. law enforcement, including Ford Interceptor, Chevy Caprice PPV and Dodge Charger Pursuit, the Dodge is the best looking, but not by any means the finest. Top Gear USA tested these three in a recent episode and ranked the Charger last. Now Chrysler announced a new version of the car with all-wheel-drive system.

This AWD Charger Pursuit, in conjunction with the 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 engine is ought to make this cop car more versatile for Police business. It gives the car better traction and balance, and according to Dodge, better fuel economy. The system features a segment-exclusive active transfer case and front-axle-disconnect.

Meanwhile the HEMI V8 engine provides the fire power with 370 horsepower, 390 lb.-ft. of torque, which translates into a 0 to 60 time of 6 seconds. The V8 manages 25 mpg highway. Police fleet can also order the 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine that delivers 292 horsepower and 260 lb.-ft. of torque, and enjoy 27 mpg as well as E85 capability.

All charger Police cars come with performance-tuned suspension, load-leveling NIVOMAT shocks, heavy-duty anti-lock vented-disc brakes (ABS), front- and rear-stabilizer bars, 18-inch performance tires on steel wheels and two-mode police-specific Electronic Stability Control (ESC).

The AWD Charger Pursuit will be available to order from 2014.

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