There is a Police Equipment Show in Beijing, and it’s a meeting of the minds: Chinese cops want to get out of their Santana wagons (read gen 2 Passat Variant), and Chinese carmakers want a slice of the lucrative government pie. Our friend Tycho of ChinaCarNews (formerly known as TheTycho.com) went to the show and took his camera along. Above a uniformed Shanghai-Volkswagen Passat Lingyu, the logical successor of the ubiquitous Shanghai-Volkswagen Santana. More Chinese police after the jump …
Brilliance brought two cars which they hope to sell as Chinese cop cruisers. This is a Brilliance FSV.
And this a Brilliance BS6. This is the car I would take. It’s got my name on it.
The Suzuki Alto, a kei car of Japanese lineage, is probably better suited for parking regulation enforcement than for the hot pursuit of speeding bimmers.
Ford fields a Mondeo. In lieu of Panther love …
Dongfeng-Nissan shows an X-Terra, complete with video equipment.
More pictures of China cop cruiser hopefuls at ChinaCarNews.