When it comes to being defined by leadership qualities, few vehicles come close to the 2016 Chevrolet Caprice. Its elegant interior and iconic exterior design, when coupled with the uncompromising performance of a 360HP engine, make it a vehicle that others will want to follow. What else would you expect from a great leader?
The power to rule
As the old adage goes, never judge a book by its cover. And this statement could not be more true for the 2016 Chevrolet Caprice. Although refined and elegant on the outside, beneath that sculpted exterior lies a very different type of creature. A 6.0L, multi-point fuel-injected monster to be precise. This powerhouse produces a whopping 360HP and 530Nm of torque whilst managing to maintain a fuel consumption of 6.9L/100km (combined). Now, that’s how you lead the way.
Command the space around you
The Caprice provides unprecedented levels of luxurious appointment. Just sitting behind the wheel stirs the emotive intent of our talent designers, allowing you to marvel at the thoughtful interior finishing and how everything effortlessly falls into place.
Air of sophistication
Inside the Chevrolet Caprice, the desire to delight is obvious. Wood grain accents and satin chrome controls create a air of tailored elegance, whilst the classic appointment of hand-stitched leather, as found on the gear selector, seamlessly bring a classic look into a modern age.
The Caprice’s elegantly streamlined instrument cluster minimizes distraction, with all essential vehicle data presented directly in front of the driver across four analogue instruments and three multi-function displays. Everything you could possibly desire to see at a glance.
Even the seating inside the Caprice was created to ensure that every one of your passengers enjoys the journey as much as you will. Which is why the Caprice boasts class-leading legroom for all passengers, while sculptured head and arm rests add to the feeling of comfort.
LEADING THE WAY
Your every need anticipated
Every moment you spend behind the wheel of the Caprice, is a rewarding one. With its sweeping rooflines and broad stance, the Caprice combines the poise of a sports car with the style of a luxury sedan.
The sculptured front end gives it a striking on-road presence. Distinctive wheel arch flares, sweeping chrome highlights and dynamic proportions all add to Caprice’s sleek appeal.
Nothing but the best
A flowing roofline, chrome décor applique, LED tail lights and chrome-tipped quad exhaust outlets put Caprice Royale in a whole new class of luxury. The rear twin-screen DVD player keeps back-seat passengers entertained during long car journeys. Caprice Royale’s six-speed automatic transmission with Active Select incorporates launch-performance improvement, while the aluminum case enables low noise transfer and high torque capacity. For supreme power there’s only one choice. The 6.0L V8 engine produces an awesome 360HP (net) of power and 530Nm of torque, giving Caprice Royale exceptional performance.
The Royale allows you to take advantage of a host of innovative premium technologies. A seemingly infinite list of imaginative luxury features, make the Caprice Royale an aspiring, exciting vehicle to drive.
Delivering on great expectations
Integrated Bluetooth technology – standard on all models – lets you make and receive calls, hands-free, at the touch of a button with Bluetooth compatible smartphones. The controls are conveniently mounted on your steering wheel, allowing you to keep your hands on the wheel. The audio system in all models features a USB port as standard, plus an auxiliary input jack for external music sources, such as MP3 players. Audio system feature, BOSE premium speaker system in the SS and Caprice Royal models An integrated DVD player with fold-down screen is available as an option. Designed for use by rear passengers, it is incorporated into the roof and comes with wireless headphones and a remote control. You can even use the Personal Device Interface Module (PDIM) to control a remote audio device through the Chevrolet Caprice’s audio system controls, including the steering wheel-mounted audio controls.
A better class of safety
Keeping you and your passengers comfortable, entertained and relaxed may be what the Caprice was intended to do, but at its core, it was engineered to keep you safe. Which is why the Caprice is as full of advanced safety features as it is luxurious appointments.
Elegant, yet strong
In frontal and rear collisions, impact energy is absorbed by crumple zones and channeled away from the driver and occupants via multiple load paths. The Caprice’s multiple load path strategy is also integral to side-impact protection, as is the vehicle’s safety cell. Strategically reinforced with steel seven times stronger than normal offers significantly increased protection throughout the vehicle.
Safety that never sleeps
Up to 200 times a second – that’s how often the Chevrolet Caprice’s active safety systems monitor on-road dynamics. Everything from the vehicle’s speed, lateral acceleration and rotation, to the steering-wheel angle and brake-force you apply. When normal tolerances are exceeded, counter measures are initiated to help ensure you always have maximum control of the vehicle.
The Caprice also boasts other advanced safety features like Electronic Stability Program (ESP) for turning and cornering, Traction Control System (TCS) that minimizes slip when accelerating, or the Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brake Assistance (EBA) and Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) that helps you stop quickly with maximum control.
Rear Park Assist System
The Rear Parking Assist System activates when you put your vehicle in reverse. Sensors detect signs of any potential danger from behind during parking.