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    I saw a marked Police vectra pull away from the lights today, off to an IR. The sound from the exhausts as it went through the gears was superb. It looked like a SRi spec with elite alloys, what engine would it have been - 2.8 or 3.2 ?

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    prob a 2.8 turbo...........fast as foooooooooooooooooooook
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    I know that in my area they have 3.2's in white of course and other colours as well, sneeky bar stewards.

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    was it facelift or pre facelift???

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    it wasa 56 facelift

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    In my area they are pre facelift at the moment. They use them with the camera van and training and under cover as well.
    Where I live I have got the Cheshire Headquaters just down the road and everything happens there.

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    My mate is in the police around my area and he was saying down the pub that they have v6 turbos which makes me think they are vxr but he said they are 3.2 turbo??

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    If it's a facelift, probably a 2.8T, with reinforced suspension, SRi like spec, different wheels etc. as comes from Vauxhall SVO.

    Just as quick away from the lights as a VXR, but without the showy bits.

    No such thing as a 3.2 Turbo.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mugualigwian View Post
    My mate is in the police around my area and he was saying down the pub that they have v6 turbos which makes me think they are vxr but he said they are 3.2 turbo??
    ....and you can quite happily go into the pub and inform him he is wrong
    There is no 3.2 turbo!!!!! The V6 turbo's they have are 2.8T

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    3.2 V6. The pre-facelift GSI alloys are now fitted to facelift Elite's. In Merseyside the police use marked 2.2 SRI's, and GSI 3.2's. Not seen a marked police VXR yet.

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