GM Police Cars - Chevrolet in Middle East, built by Holden
Holden Commodore is built in Australia and is sold in Australia and New Zealand. It is the favorite vehicle for use by police departments in both countries.  Rear drive, and currently powered by a Chevrolet 5.7 litre V-8 Generation III engine. Holden builds special left hand drive versions of this car for the Middle East, and are sold as the Chevrolet Lumina and and longer wheelbase Chevrolet Caprice. Sold in Middle Eastern countries such as Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qutar, Yeman, Oman, and United Arab Emirates. The Chevrolet Caprice and Lumina area sole by GM along side the American made Chevrolet Malibu, Corvette, and Chevy Trucks.
Chevrolet Lumina
                     This rear drive sedan is powered by a  325  hp, V8, and is made in Australia. 
                The Lumina is basslily the same as the Holden Commodore SS  that is sold in Australia.
Chevrolet Caprice
                     This rear drive sedan is powered by a  325  hp, V8, and is made in Australia. 
         This Chevrolet Caprice is basically the same car as the Holden Caprice/Statesman that is sold in Australia. In 2011, a slightly revised version of the Caprice began to be sold to police depepartments in North America as the Chevrolet Caprice PPV, only sold as a police package to law enforcement. The next generation Holden Commadore is due for the 2014 model year, and will be sold in the United States as the Chevrolet SS, begining in fall 2013.

2006 Chevrolet Lumina LS
Dubai, United Arab Emirates Police
image courtesy Andreas Ressig

2006 Chevrolet Lumina LS
Dubai, United Arab Emirates Police
image courtesy Andreas Ressig

Chevrolet Lumina SS
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Police
image courtesy  Juma Al Qubaisi 

Chevrolet Caprice SS
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Police

Chevrolet Caprice SS
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Police

Chevrolet Caprice SS
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Police
image courtesy  Juma Al Qubaisi

Chevrolet Caprice

Middle East version
Abu Dhabi UAE Police
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