The Truth About Cars » ford police interceptor http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 13:00:19 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Ford Wants to be Your War Zone Companion http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ford-wants-war-zone-companion/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ford-wants-war-zone-companion/#comments Fri, 11 Mar 2016 18:14:47 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1302049 Sure, most (if not all) cop cars offer protection from boring ol’ pistols and AR-15s. But if you’re looking to drive into a hail of armor-piercing .30-caliber rifle or machine gun fire, Ford’s got your back. The company announced yesterday that its Police Interceptor vehicles will now offer the highest level of ballistic protection among […]

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Sure, most (if not all) cop cars offer protection from boring ol’ pistols and AR-15s. But if you’re looking to drive into a hail of armor-piercing .30-caliber rifle or machine gun fire, Ford’s got your back. The company announced yesterday that its Police Interceptor vehicles will now offer the highest level of ballistic protection among […]

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Explorer Police Interceptor Still Outselling Ford Taurus Police Interceptor By More Than Two To One http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/05/explorer-police-interceptor-still-outselling-ford-taurus-police-interceptor-two-one/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/05/explorer-police-interceptor-still-outselling-ford-taurus-police-interceptor-two-one/#comments Tue, 12 May 2015 15:40:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1065730 In each of the last ten months, Ford’s Explorer-based Police Interceptor Utility has outsold the Taurus Police Interceptor by at least two to one. Beginning in July 2014 (a month in which Taurus Police Interceptor sales increased 15% and Explorer Police Interceptor sales jumped 64%) and continuing through April 2015 (when Explorer PI sales rose […]

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In each of the last ten months, Ford’s Explorer-based Police Interceptor Utility has outsold the Taurus Police Interceptor by at least two to one. Beginning in July 2014 (a month in which Taurus Police Interceptor sales increased 15% and Explorer Police Interceptor sales jumped 64%) and continuing through April 2015 (when Explorer PI sales rose […]

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Ford Explorer Police Interceptor Is Twice As Popular As Taurus Police Interceptor http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/12/ford-explorer-police-interceptor-twice-popular-taurus-police-interceptor/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/12/ford-explorer-police-interceptor-twice-popular-taurus-police-interceptor/#comments Tue, 30 Dec 2014 13:29:18 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=968218 As the Explorer goes, so goes the Ford Police Interceptor Utility. Unfortunately for Ford, as the Taurus goes, so too goes the Police Interceptor Sedan. Sales of civilian Explorers in the United States are up 6% through the first eleven months of 2014. Ford sold 14,949 Explorers in November, a 13% improvement. In addition to […]

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As the Explorer goes, so goes the Ford Police Interceptor Utility. Unfortunately for Ford, as the Taurus goes, so too goes the Police Interceptor Sedan. Sales of civilian Explorers in the United States are up 6% through the first eleven months of 2014. Ford sold 14,949 Explorers in November, a 13% improvement. In addition to […]

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That Police Car In Your Mirror May Not Be A Car, Police Package SUV Sales Up http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/that-police-car-in-your-mirror-may-not-be-a-car-police-package-suv-sales-up/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/that-police-car-in-your-mirror-may-not-be-a-car-police-package-suv-sales-up/#comments Wed, 21 Aug 2013 12:00:23 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=500156 As police departments across the United States start retiring their Ford Crown Victoria P71 Police Interceptors, now that those out of production vehicles are reaching departments’ mileage limits, it looks like they are replacing at least some of them with SUVs, not sedans. Though the end of the Crown Vic has been mourned by law […]

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As police departments across the United States start retiring their Ford Crown Victoria P71 Police Interceptors, now that those out of production vehicles are reaching departments’ mileage limits, it looks like they are replacing at least some of them with SUVs, not sedans. Though the end of the Crown Vic has been mourned by law […]

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Capsule Review: Ford Police Interceptor http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/05/capsule-review-ford-police-interceptor/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/05/capsule-review-ford-police-interceptor/#comments Tue, 29 May 2012 16:35:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=441779 Unlike most of the TTAC community, I am something of a Panther agnostic. To me, the venerable rear-drive Ford sedans are like cigarette ads in back issues of Car and Driver – a quaint relic of an era where “Occupy” was something you saw on the door of an airplane bathroom – because the Occupant […]

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Unlike most of the TTAC community, I am something of a Panther agnostic. To me, the venerable rear-drive Ford sedans are like cigarette ads in back issues of Car and Driver – a quaint relic of an era where “Occupy” was something you saw on the door of an airplane bathroom – because the Occupant […]

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BRB Driving Police Cars http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/04/brb-driving-police-cars/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/04/brb-driving-police-cars/#comments Thu, 26 Apr 2012 14:02:26 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=441726 Today is a busy day. Bertel and Ed are off somewhere plotting their next round of skullduggery, Murilee is prowling the junkyards of Denver for the elusive 1991 Isuzu Impulse AWD, Jack is laid up in bed with an illness certainly caught from his child’s pre-school, Steve and Sajeev are collaborating on their next hit […]

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Today is a busy day. Bertel and Ed are off somewhere plotting their next round of skullduggery, Murilee is prowling the junkyards of Denver for the elusive 1991 Isuzu Impulse AWD, Jack is laid up in bed with an illness certainly caught from his child’s pre-school, Steve and Sajeev are collaborating on their next hit […]

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Curbside Classic: 1964 Ford Galaxie 500 Police Interceptor http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/03/curbside-classic-1964-ford-galaxie-500-police-interceptor/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/03/curbside-classic-1964-ford-galaxie-500-police-interceptor/#comments Fri, 12 Mar 2010 19:08:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=348751 Finding Andy Griffith’s cop car on the streets of Eugene wasn’t exactly high on my predictability scale. But I’ve finally thrown that away, and nothing surprises me anymore. As far as I know, Deputy Barney Fife grew a ponytail, headed to Eugene and is using his old Mayberry cruiser in a ruse to keep the […]

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Finding Andy Griffith’s cop car on the streets of Eugene wasn’t exactly high on my predictability scale. But I’ve finally thrown that away, and nothing surprises me anymore. As far as I know, Deputy Barney Fife grew a ponytail, headed to Eugene and is using his old Mayberry cruiser in a ruse to keep the […]

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