The latest addition of a new car to a law-enforcing fleet comes from Australia. Victoria Police and Chrysler’s Australian have established a partnership in the past and are now making a new step for offering protection to the citizens. The newest Chrysler vehicle the join to Victorian Police’s fleet is the Jeep Cherokee.
The Cherokee is powered by a 3.7-liter SOHC V6 petrol engine that delivers 205 hp at 5,200 rpm and a peak torque of 314 Nm at 4,000 rpm. The engine promises to offer a smooth, quiet operation and a high level of durability. The last asset is one that is particularly useful for Police vehicles.
The vehicle comes with a wide range of standard features such as Hill Descent Control, Hill Start Assist and an active four-wheel-drive system called Selec-Trac II. These make it a suitable vehicle for the Victorian Police.
“Utilised for a variety of functions, the kitted-out Cherokee has already made an appearance at the Royal Melbourne Show and can be spotted at the Central Goldfields for emergency services events, various school programs and escort duties to name a few. Recently spotted at the 2010 National Jeep Jamboree showing off its off-road capabilities on the 4WD test track, the eye-catching Cherokee was also a hit with judges at the Show `n Shine competition, voted the best KK Cherokee on site,” stated the press release.