The all-new 2021 Chevy Tahoe is here, ushering in a fresh fifth generation for the SUV nameplate. In addition to the standard civilian-spec model, U.S. police departments also use the 2021 Chevy Tahoe as part of their Police Pursuit Vehicle (PPV) fleet. Now, we’re checking out the new 2021 Chevy Tahoe PPV and its upgraded emergency light kit thanks to the following brief video.
Coming to us from law enforcement supplier Dana Safety Supply, the video is pretty simple, providing a walkaround on a new 2021 Chevy Tahoe PPV with its emergency lights activated. Clocking in at a little under 3 minutes, the video doesn’t include any narration, but does include some background music to accompany the light show.
Outside, the 2021 Chevy Tahoe PPV looks quite similar to the Chevy Tahoe Z71, and features the same Z71-specific lower front fascia. Compared to the rest of the lineup, the Tahoe Z71 front fascia provides a greater approach angle, as well as a more aggressive grille and a front skid plate as well. What’s more, the 2021 Chevy Tahoe PPV features a lower ride height than the standard Tahoe thanks to shorter and stuffer springs, while the wheels are simple five-spoke units finished in black and wrapped in V-rated Firehawk pursuit all-season tires.
As we can see here, this Chevy Tahoe PPV also comes with full emergency lighting. Powered by a Whelen Carbide, the lighting setup includes six additional lights in the front grille, activation of the high beam headlights, side lamps mounted under the sideview mirrors, side-facing lights in the rearmost windows, a rear-facing light bar at the top of the rear hatch, light activation in the tail lights, two lights on the exterior of the hatch, and a roof-mounted light bar as well.
Under the hood, the Chevy Tahoe PPV features the 5.3L V8 L83 gasoline engine, plus heavy-duty oil cooling and rocker covers from the 6.2L V8 LT4. Final touches include heavy-duty 16-inch Brembo brakes with six-pot calipers up front.