The production version of the Opel Ampera hasn’t even made its debut yet (its scheduled to show up at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show) and already the German General Motors division is marketing the vehicle towards the German Polizei. An electric vehicle doesn’t seem to be a logical choice for a police fleet, but in time everyone will be rocking the green movement, so why not start by making it wear some blue.

The Ampera is powered by a 16-kWh, lithium-ion battery making it 100% emission-free on the road. For any bad guys hoping the car will run out of juice during a pursuit, the Ampera is ready for action with a gasoline engine serving as a secondary source of energy. This engine also generates electricity for the vehicle, giving the Ampera an autonomy of over 500 kilometers (310 miles). Of course, catching up with those same bad guys will take some savvy driving considering the Ampera only has a top speed of just 160km/h (99mph) with a 0-100km/h (0-62mph) time of a time-consuming 9.0 seconds

Before the car makes it official debut in Geneva, Opel is offering its customers the opportunity to reserve their Ampera with a edposit of only 150 euro (about $203 at the current rates). There will be different models depending on the market, and prices will start from 36,050 euro (about $48,704 at the current rates).


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  (442) posted on 12.6.2011

A Police car version of Zafira? Cool! smiley Anyway, the fact that it is a patrol vehicle, I am really expecting it to have an impressive and awesome figure performance.

  (666) posted on 07.12.2011

The car looks aggressive. Those criminals will surely be caught and the one operating it gives the sense of authority. The car also seems that it can beat enemies during a run.

  (434) posted on 05.3.2011

A logical choice for a police fleet, Considering the ampera Police car is made for boosting the ability of the well handed man fitted for itself personality.

  (677) posted on 04.20.2011

Nice car, this makes as the right track for a policeman.. It’s surely brings a high performance confidence as well as the firm identity of there personality.

  (473) posted on 03.16.2011

Hmm, and electric police car, this would be quite interesting. Wonder how this one would be able to match up when it needs to chase down other cars.

  (325) posted on 03.11.2011

Its outlook design is great in style that seems to be fitted for the policeman. Its rocking movement crossover to be the right track of getting the mid-flight.

  (257) posted on 03.8.2011

Kinda looks more like a taxi cab to me, except for the color scheme. But that would still be a good idea since this car will be able to easily sneak into the bad guys without them knowing.

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