Montgomery Township Police are adding two brand new police
cars to its fleet.
On Monday, Montgomery Township Supervisors approved the spending of $61,962 for a 2014 Chevrolet Tahoe and a 2014 Dodge Charger.
The purchase comes in $35,538 under budget.
The Charger is being purchase at Lansdale Auto Group, through the COSTARS Cooperative Purchasing Program. The Tahoe is coming from Day Chevrolet, through the CWCOG Cooperative Purchasing Program.
Montgomery Township Police Chief Scott Bendig told supervisors the Tahoe will replace a 2009 Ford Expedition. Bendig said the Tahoe has racked up more than 80,000; it will reach more than 95,000 by the time the new Tahoe is fitted with necessary equipment and ready for the road.
Bendig said the price for the Tahoe comes in 23 percent off the manufacturer’s suggested retail price.
The Charger replaces a 2010 Ford Interceptor sedan with more than 80,000 miles, he said.