All new 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe will be a PPV – a police patrol vehicle. Two wheel drive will became All Wheel Drive (AWD) automatic pursuit vehicle, also featuring AWD special service models. Greater efficiency, more power and enhanced features are developed for law enforcement. For the last several years, this was the best selling police vehicle, mainly because of its basic dimensions, sturdy body-on-frame architecture and versatility.
Chevy Tahoe’s versatility and low lifecycle cost made this car a leader among police agencies. Also, we expect new interior, exterior and EcoTec3 powertrain in the new 2015 Tahoe PPV. In 2015, it comes even more refined from already great police vehicle. Current Tahoe PPV is used by state and local municipalities and federal government officials for patrol, first response, tactical, HAZMAT, Border Patrol and K9. It is giving police officers the performance, speed and safety they need to help keep their communities safe.
2015 Chevrolet Tahoe engine
The 2015 Chevy Tahoe comes standard with EcoTec3 5.3L V-8 direct injection and some more features state-of-the-art technologies, such as cylinder deactivation, continuously variable valve timing and an advanced combustion system. The latest, is giving Tahoe PPV the most of power, torque and efficiency across a broad range of operating conditions. This engine gives 355 horsepower and 520 Nm of torque. Acceleration is also improved. EcoTec3 is paired with a Hydra-Matic 6L80 six-speed automatic transmission. Upgraded with unique police-service calibration this transmission gives better pursuit performance.
2015 Chevrolet Tahoe improvements for police patrol use
Better controling the ride and improved steering and braking responsiveness are few things which PPV must have better than chased cars. Those performances are improved to previous models. For pursuit situations, addition of electric power steering gives 2015 Chevy Tahoe precisely tuned responsiveness. For police work, 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe is offered for full-pursuit capability with increased body stiffness, a wider track for increased stability, suspension improvements and more high-strength steel.
The 730-CCA Auxiliary Battery comes standard with 2015 Tahoe, and it allows officers to power equipment, video cameras and laptops, but while the vehicle is off does not draining on the primary vehicle battery.
Standard on this PPV are 17-inch steel wheels, heavy-duty four-wheel-disc brakes with ABS, of course, specialised for police driving and StabiliTrak electronic stability control system.
Also, some of new features are rear park assist, backup camera, optional adjustable pedals and optional Driver Alert Package that includes lane departure warning and forward collision alert.