Sustainability, lightweighting and consumer preference are among the OEM priorities suppliers are trying to address, company representatives say during a panel discussion at the recent WardsAuto Interiors Conference.
The all-new ʼ19 Police Interceptor Utility is expected to return projected EPA-estimated combined fuel economy of at least 24 mpg, an improvement of about 40% over the current Police Interceptor Utility’s 3.7L V-6.
Virtually indistinguishable from the standard production model, bullet and blast protection in the reinforced passenger cell is provided by a combination of bullet-resistant glass, high-strength steel and composite materials.
The Viperia Berus cars assembled at Purdue will be sold in the U.S. and Asia and are expected to be available in November. Keating Supercars plans to ramp up production to about 100 units models a year over the next 12 to 18 months.