Michigan State Police Vehicle Tests & Results

Preliminary results and evaluations of 2013’s police vehicle packages


  • Projected stopping distance from 60 mph: 153.4 feet
  • Dynamic test lap average: 1:40.42 seconds
  • Top speed: 149 mph
  • Acceleration to 60 mph: 7.22 seconds

Caprice 6.0L

  • Projected stopping distance from 60 mph; 128.3 feet
  • Dynamic test lap average: 135.94 seconds
  • Top speed: 154 mph - HIGHEST TOP SPEED
  • Acceleration to 60 mph: 6.03 seconds

Caprice 3.6L

  • Projected stopping distance from 60 mph: 135.4 feet
  • Dynamic test lap average: 1:37.74 seconds
  • Top speed: 146 mph
  • Acceleration to 60 mph: 7.79 seconds

Tahoe 5.3L

  • Projected stopping distance from 60 mph: 130.5 feet
  • Dynamic test lap average: 1:42.40 seconds
  • Top speed: 137 mph
  • Acceleration to 60 mph: 8.04 seconds

Chrysler / Dodge Chargers

3.6L 2.65

  • Projected stopping distance from 60 mph: 129.4 feet
  • Dynamic test lap average: 1:37.09 seconds
  • Top speed: 141 mph
  • Acceleration to 60 mph: 7.82 seconds

3.6L 3.07

  • Projected stopping distance from 60 mph: 129.1 feet
  • Dynamic test lap average: 1:37.30 seconds
  • Top speed: 141 mph
  • Acceleration to 60 mph: 7.7 seconds

5.7L 2.65

  • Projected stopping distance from 60 mph: 129.1 feet
  • Dynamic test lap average: 1:36.02 seconds
  • Top speed: 152 mph
  • Acceleration to 60 mph: 6.12 seconds

5.7L 3.06

  • Projected stopping distance from 60 mph: 128.5 feet
  • Dynamic test lap average: 1:36.05 seconds
  • Top speed: 149 mph
  • Acceleration to 60 mph: 6.08 seconds

Harley-Davidson

Electra Glide

  • Projected stopping distance from 60 mph: 144.2 feet
  • Dynamic test lap average: 1:49.67 seconds
  • Top speed: 103 mph
  • Acceleration to 60 mph: 6.13 seconds

Road King

  • Projected stopping distance from 60 mph: 150.7 feet
  • Dynamic test lap average: 1:49.21 seconds
  • Top speed: 108 mph
  • Acceleration to 60 mph: 6.04 seconds

BMW Motorrad

R 1200 RTP

  • Projected stopping distance from 60 mph: 143.9 feet
  • Dynamic test lap average: 1:41.11 seconds
  • Top speed: 128 mph
  • Acceleration to 60 mph: 4.38 seconds - FASTEST TO 60 MPH

Polaris / Victory

Commander 1

  • Projected stopping distance from 60 mph: 160.3 feet
  • Dynamic test lap average: 1:50.68 seconds
  • Top speed: 115 mph
  • Acceleration to 60 mph: 5.66 seconds
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