2015 Dodge Charger Pursuit ready to chase bad guys

2015 Dodge Charger Pursuit ready to chase bad guys image

Text: / Photos: Dodge | posted August 11, 2014 14:35

Infused with more aggressive and sleeker design

Dodge revealed the 2015 Charger Pursuit which draws inspiration on its late-1960s model. The automaker says the police car is infused with more aggressive and sleeker design. Moreover, the 2015 Charger Pursuit is redesigned with more safety and security, technology and pursuit-rated hardware.

"Dodge has a strong police car heritage, and we are proud to offer a vehicle armed with modern muscle and cutting-edge technology to help law enforcement agencies perform their duties," said Tim Kuniskis, President and CEO - Dodge Brand, SRT Brand and Fleet Operations, Chrysler Group LLC.

The front design of the 2015 Charger Pursuit featues a crosshair grill, LED turn signals, daytime running lights and projector-beam headlamps. The vehicle also has a restyled hood and fenders.

The rear of the 2015 Dodge Charger Pursuit

At the rear, it has LED tail lamps infused with Dodge's continuous glowing light ribbon technology. The center high-mounted stop lamp is relocated from the top of the deck lid to the roofline inside the rear glass to make way for the backup camera.

The vehicle also has a performance-tuned suspension, load-leveling NIVOMAT shocks, anti-lock vented-disc brakes (ABS), stabilizer bars, 18-inch tires on steel wheels and electronic stability control (ESC).

The interior of the 2015 Dodge Charger Pursuit

Inside, the 2015 Charger Pursuit has a driver-focused interior. It has 7-inch full-color multi-view instrument gauge clusters and an instrument panel center stack with Uconnect 5.0 system. It also features a 5-inch touchscreen, Bluetooth and a three-spoke steering wheel with auxilliary buttons programmed to operate aftermarket police equipment.

The 2015 Charger Pursuit is powered either by a 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine that delivers 295 PS with 352 Nm of torque and a 5.7-liter HEMI V8 engine that generates 375 PS with 528 Nm of torque. The V8 engine enables the 2015 Charger Pursuit to accelerate from 0 to 97 km/h in less than six seconds.