Ford developing Police Interceptor vehicle

Ford developing Police Interceptor vehicle

Ford Interceptor concept s

Ford has announced plans to replace the aging Crown Victoria Police Interceptor in the States with an all-new model in 2011.

Meant to fix everything that is wrong with the current Crown Vic (slow, cramped, and thirsty), Ford promises the new model will be faster, more fuel-efficient, and safer.

According to Lt. Brian Moran, a fleet manager for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and a member of Ford’s Police Advisory Board (which spent 14 months offering suggestion to improve the new model), “Ford’s commitment to the law enforcement community produced the Crown Victoria, the benchmark police vehicle. This commitment has continued, and Ford has been working closely with the Police Advisory Board on developing the new Police Interceptor.

While Ford has typically dominated the law enforcement segment in the US (with roughly 75% of total sales), the redesigned Police Interceptor will face new competition from the recently-announced Chevrolet Caprice Police Patrol Vehicle based on the Holden Commodore.

Ford Interceptor concept s

Ford has announced plans to replace the aging Crown Victoria Police Interceptor in the States with an all-new model in 2011.

Meant to fix everything that is wrong with the current Crown Vic (slow, cramped, and thirsty), Ford promises the new model will be faster, more fuel-efficient, and safer.

According to Lt. Brian Moran, a fleet manager for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and a member of Ford’s Police Advisory Board (which spent 14 months offering suggestion to improve the new model), “Ford’s commitment to the law enforcement community produced the Crown Victoria, the benchmark police vehicle. This commitment has continued, and Ford has been working closely with the Police Advisory Board on developing the new Police Interceptor.

While Ford has typically dominated the law enforcement segment in the US (with roughly 75% of total sales), the redesigned Police Interceptor will face new competition from the recently-announced Chevrolet Caprice Police Patrol Vehicle based on the Holden Commodore.

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