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The Best Cars Used as Police Cars

The Best Cars Used as Police Cars

'72 Dodge PolaraFor many years, the cars that have been used as police cars have been large sedans. In most communities it was common to see Dodge Diplomats in the 1980s and today it is common to see Ford Crown Victorias. While most communities have similar cars, there are some places that have stepped out of the large sedan model and moved into sports cars and other unconventional police car models. These are a few of the coolest:

1964 Polara

1964 Polara

1964 Dodge PolaraThe 1964 Polara was a member of the second generation of Dodge’s high-end, full-sized car. After the 1962 model year, the Dodge Custom 880 became the brand’s most expensive big car and the Polara was downgraded to second best. The Polara name was replaced by the Monaco in 1973. Chrysler intended the name to garner excitement based on the space race going on at the time. Originally, the Polara was built on 122-inch wheel base and came in two- and four-door models including a coupe, a sedan, a convertible, and a station wagon.