Chevrolet Caprice for sale
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Chevrolet Caprice overview
The Chevrolet Caprice was first introduced in the year 1965. Since then the car went several modifications and changes and finally went out of production in 1996. Today the car is in its fourth generation. However, it is being manufactured in Australia by Holden, one of the subsidiaries of General Motors and is imported to America for use as a full sized real wheel drive police car. The car was most popular in America during its first and second generations.
The latest model of the Caprice is a full sized rear drive four door sedan with an aero look. It is available in two variants, Alloytec V6 and Corvette. The Alloytec V6 is packed with a 3.6 litre V6 engine and the Corvette with a 6 litre V8 engine. The Alloytec V6 is available in the LS and LTZ models and also offers the V8 engine as an option. The Corvette models are SS and Royale. The SS model is sporty and the Royale model is one of the luxurious kinds. All models offer LED brake lamps which change in intensity depending on the pressure applied on the brakes. The Alloytec V6 has a 4A gearbox. Its engine offers 240 horsepower with a torque of 330 Nm. Its fuel economy is 11.1 litre per 100 kms and it reaches from 0 to 100 kms in 8.4 seconds. The Corvette model also has a 4A gearbox. However in terms of engine capacity it is superior as it offers 360 horsepower with a torque of 530 Nm. Fuel economy is also better in the case of this model as it is 14.6 litres per 100 kms. It is also backed by a six speed automatic transmission. It also offers a unique feature called the Performance Algorithm Liftfoot call PAL in short, in the SS model, which allows the transmission to select the appropriate gear and provide the required toque based on driving conditions. Some of the common feature that are available in both the models include front and rear proximity sensors, satellite navigation, ABS brakes, traction control and optional twin DVD screens. Interiors have the option of being designed in either cloth or leather. Comfort wise also the car earns good points as it offers a good amount of space.
Overall, the Caprice is a high powered pursuit car that offers all the required features to enable drivers of the car to deliver optimum performance.