Dream Police - 25th October, 2016
Whether you’re a fan of the Blues Brothers, CHiPs or any number of American movies and TV shows from the eighties, you’ll recognise the black and white police cruiser. It’s as much a part of popular culture as it is part of everyday American life. Owning this car won’t give you the right to arrest criminals, engage in car chases or shoot unarmed innocents but you can but dream.
The Blues Brothers Bluesmobile was a 1974 Dodge Monaco with a police spec performance pack that included an earth moving 440 Magnum V8. In the film the car was ex Mount Prospect Police dept in Illinois but the 13 cars it took to film the movie were all decommissioned California Highway Patrol cars. The car for sale at Turners Hamilton is a 1979 Oldmobile 88 Delta in California Highway Patrol livery and runs a 5.0l V8. So not quite the Bluesmobile but as most American Police cars from the 70s looked pretty much the same only the train-spotters will know.
So why would anyone want to drive around in an American Police cruiser? Well why not? You’ll certainly stand out from the crowd and fellow drivers will always be weary of cop cars even if they’re not official. It would also be great for arriving at fancy dress parties or childrens’ parties and then there’s the thrill of being pulled over by a NZ cop car while driving an American cop car.
So there are plenty of reasons for owning this awesome piece of Americana but here’s one more – the price. You can buy this car right now for just $14,500 drive away. That seems like a small price to pay to join the Dream Police. Click here for more details.
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