Volkswagen Business Automobiles’ Authorized Blue Gentle Converter Safeguard SVP division, primarily based in Essex, UK, has unveiled its newest creation: a cell van.
Based mostly on the a Trendline-trim Transporter, it contains a two-person rear jail cell. An officer to accompany the detainees will get a separate area and seat and the door latch has been modified to stop opening the doorways from the within.
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Apart from the redone inside, the van now contains a full police livery, full with emergency lights on the roof and within the grille, and a 100-watt siren. Energy comes from the inventory 2.Zero-liter diesel 4 that’s good for 150 PS (148 hp / 110 kW), sufficient, in accordance with VW, to ship an excellent steadiness of efficiency and gas economic system.
The Transporter prisoner van has already celebrated its public debut on the NAPFM Emergency Fleet Exhibition final week and joins two different autos transformed by Volkswagen this 12 months: the Crafter riot van and Caddy canine van.
Talking about all three, VW Business Automobiles Gross sales Supervisor, Steven Cowell, mentioned: “This has been a landmark 12 months for our blue mild conversions, with the cell van rounding out a trio of latest merchandise in the marketplace. This car gives police forces a sensible, dependable and economical answer to prisoner transport and we anticipate it to be a giant hit as soon as it joins the fleet.”