Dodge to Offer Mopar Packages on New 2012 Charger Pursuit

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2012-Dodge-pursuit-1.jpgDodge and Mopar are in hot pursuit of police car sales with six all-new quality-tested and factory-installed police-equipment packages for the high-performance 2012 Dodge Charger Pursuit. Vehicles are ready-for-duty right from the manufacturer.

“Mopar is adding even more value to our all-new 2012 Dodge Charger
Pursuit,” said Pietro Gorlier, President and CEO of Mopar — Chrysler
Group LLC’s service, parts and customer-care brand. “We are adding
proven, quality-tested tactical equipment to this pursuit vehicle and
creating a one-stop shop for police customers. With six quick-order
packages, police departments have the ability to customize their
vehicles to exact specifications.”

To enhance Dodge Charger Pursuit’s world-class levels of technology,
safety, handling and efficient power, Mopar teamed up with
industry-equipment leader Crown North America to develop six police
packages that are designed to provide law-enforcement officers with the
best combination of tactical equipment and performance. These
police-equipment packages feature emergency lighting, audible warning
and communications and safety equipment. Industry-leading suppliers
involved in the development include Whelen Engineering, Setina
Manufacturing and Havis, Inc.

“With rear-wheel drive, best-in-class V-8 power, seven air bags and up
to 27 miles per gallon during highway cruising, the Dodge Charger
Pursuit is an excellent police car on its own merits,” said Reid
Bigland, President and CEO, Dodge Brand — Chrysler Group LLC. “Our
partnership with Mopar to produce these six police packages takes the
car to the next level by allowing our customers to customize their
cruisers to meet their specific needs.”

2012-dodge-pursuit-2.jpgMopar conducted extensive testing to ensure that its police upfit
equipment met and exceeded the heavy-duty durability-cycle tests
requirements of the new 2012 Dodge Charger Pursuit.

“Our new packages simplify the police-vehicle order and upfit process,”
said Peter Grady,Vice President, Network Development and Fleet —
Chrysler Group LLC. “With Mopar police equipment, we can deliver quality
turn-key police vehicles in a predictable order-to-delivery time.”

The base police prep package for the 2012 Dodge Charger Pursuit includes the following:

Emergency Equipment Electrical System Wire Harness: Capable of providing
the appropriate power, ground, and fusing for a variety LED, lighting,
siren, computer, modem, radar or camera systems. The wire harness
integrates with both the Vehicle Systems Interference Module (VSIM)
24-way connector and the 12-pin connector that Chrysler Group provides
at the console.

Power Distribution Center (PDC): Contains the fusing and relays for
circuits contained in the wire harness. The PDC is supplied from the
battery with two 100-amp main fuses. These fuses are separated in order
to accommodate departments that wish to control some circuits with a
timing device. For installers who want to use timer systems to prevent
power drains on the battery, the PDC will accept the device’s output and
channel it to the usual elements controlled by timers, including
camera, computer, modem and printer systems.

Slide-out Trunk Tray: Provides a stable, easily accessible platform from
which the installer can position and install electrical equipment. The
trunk tray provides a 37.5-inch by 19-inch mounting surface for
electrical and communications gear. Locking slides provide the movement,
allowing a technician easier access to equipment mounted to the tray.
An industry-first integral ground buss bar helps eliminate poor
grounding, the most common equipment issue. The tray is adjustable and
allows for a variety of equipment heights and needs.

Trunk Air-circulation Fan: Stabilizes trunk temperature in a relatively
short period of time, helping all trunk-mounted electronic equipment to
function properly by circulating heated or cooled air from the driver’s
compartment into the trunk area.

Siren Speaker: Provides a 100-watt siren driver that is certified to
meet SAE Class A and California Title XIII requirements when matched
with an appropriate siren amplifier. Given that the system is mounted
behind the grille, the look of the vehicle remains clean, while the
siren location does not impact engine cooling.

The 2012 Dodge Charger Pursuit’s available police-equipment packages include six quick-order package options:

Base Prep Police Package (AYE): includes front and rear wire
harness, power distribution center, siren speaker with bracket, trunk
tray and trunk cooling fan
Patrol Package 1 (AYF): includes police floor console, front-corner
LED lamps, rear-corner LED lamps, front and rear wire harness,
power-distribution center, siren speaker with bracket, trunk tray and
trunk cooling fan
Patrol Package 2 (AYH): includes police floor console, push bumper,
front and rear wire harness, power-distribution center, siren speaker
and bracket, trunk tray and trunk cooling fan
Patrol Package 3 (AYM): includes push bumper, police floor console,
front corner LED lamps, rear corner LED lamps, front and rear wire
harness, power distribution center, siren speaker with bracket, trunk
tray and trunk accessory cooling fan
Slick Top Police Package 1 (AYN): includes police floor console,
front and rear wire harness, power-distribution center, siren speaker
with bracket, trunk tray and trunk cooling fan
Slick Top Police Package 2 (AYP):
includes front-corner LED lamps,
rear-corner LED lamps, front and rear wire harness, power distribution
center, siren speaker with bracket, trunk tray and trunk cooling fan

The new 2012 Dodge Charger Pursuit equipped with Mopar’s police
equipment packages is now available for ordering through Chrysler Group
LLC’s fleet operations. The 2012 Dodge Charger Pursuit is manufactured
at Chrysler Group’s Brampton Assembly Plant in Brampton, Ontario. Police
equipment installation is completed at the Crown North American upfit
center in St. Thomas, Ontario. For more information, visit

In addition to the six packages, 24 Mopar parts may be ordered separately:

    Push bumper
    Siren speaker and bracket
    Grille lights
    Front corner LED lights
    Rear corner LED lights
    Side lights
    Visor lights
    Overhead light bar — full feature
    Overhead light bar — limited feature
    Rear deck lights — full width
    Rear deck lights
    Police floor console
    Can-Com siren system
    All-weather floor mats
    Trunk tray
    Trunk cooling fan
    Spare-tire relocation bracket
    Front wire harness
    Rear wire harness
    Power distribution center
    Front splash guards
    Rear splash guards
    Hitch receiver
    7-Way trailer-tow harness with 4-pin adapter

About the 2012 Dodge Charger Pursuit
America’s high-performance police vehicle — the 2012 Dodge Charger
Pursuit –provides law-enforcement with the best combination of tactical
technology, safety, power, efficiency and an iconic design.

The Dodge Charger features two uncompromised, high-performance engines
that deliver world-class levels of power, refinement, technology and
fuel efficiency.

Engineered to perform, the aluminum 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine
delivers 292 (218 kW) horsepower and 260 lb.-ft. (353 Nm) of torque,
offers E-85 flex-fuel capability and up to 27 mpg highway. For
best-in-class power, the Charger Pursuit’s legendary 5.7-liter HEMI V-8
engine with Fuel Saver Technology delivers 370 horsepower (276 kW), 390
lb.-ft. (536 Nm) of torque and up to 25 mpg highway.

With superior ride and handling, the Dodge Charger Pursuit features
Chrysler Group’s second-generation large car rear-wheel-drive
architecture with performance-tuned suspension, load-leveling Nivomat
shocks, heavy-duty anti-lock vented-disc brakes (ABS), front- and
rear-stabilizer bars, 18-inch performance tires on steel wheels and
two-mode police-specific electronic stability control (ESC).

Developed with the guidance of the brand’s Police Advisory Board, the
Dodge Charger Pursuit features a mobile-command interior with unique
features, including a Vehicle Systems Interface Module for easy
equipment integration, heavy-duty police-duty front seats and
column-mounted shifter with Auto Stick.

In addition to its Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) “Top
Safety Pick,” the Dodge Charger Pursuit surrounds the heroic men and
women who protect with uncompromising safety and security equipment,
including standard advanced multi-stage driver and front-passenger air
bags, seat-mounted side-thorax air bags, supplemental side-curtain air
bags for front and rear outboard passengers and driver’s knee bag.

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