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2012 Chevrolet Caprice | new car review

Posted on Jul 29, 2012 by

The 2012 Caprice is based on its Australian counterpart the Holden WM and is available for sale under the Chevy badge in the Middle East and America. It hasn’t received an upgrade since 2006 and it has seen service in police forces of Dubai and Oman. It is more like a four-door muscle car having replaced the Lumina as the performance sedan in ’s lineup.

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The Caprice is available in three trim levels, LS, LTZ and the iconic SS. All variants are powered by a 6-litre V8 engine with a maximum output of 360bhp. A 6-speed automatic transmission is also standard on all variants. Standard features on all variants include a Blaupunkt audio system, projector headlamps, quad exhaust pipes and front fog lamps. The top end variant gets additional chrome claddings, Xenon lamps and 18-inch wheels.

Standard safety features includes Linear Control Suspension, Electronic Stability Program, ABS, Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) and Electronic Brake Assist (EBA).

Specification

Price: AED 100,000 – AED 160,000

Engine

6-litre V8
Max power: 360bhp
Max torque: 530Nm

Transmission

6-speed automatic

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