What Happens When You Pair Classic Cars With Their Namesakes?

Ever wondered what it would look like if Abe Lincoln stood by a Lincoln, or if Queen Victoria ever met a Ford Crown Vic? Two guys decided to find out. » 11/23/12 3:00pm 11/23/12 3:00pm

How the California Highway Patrol Swapped Crown Vics for Volvos — Almost

We're all trying to come to terms with the fact Ford Crown Victorias won't be sneaking up behind us on the highway. And by coming to terms, I mean slowing down just about anytime you see something in the shape of a Crown Vic. Some day, they're all going to be gone and we're going to be left guessing if our state's… » 11/11/12 1:00pm 11/11/12 1:00pm

Watch Hurricane Sandy's Floods Destroy These NYPD Police Cars (And 192…

Although we don't care to see them in our rearview mirrors with their lights flashing, we at Jalopnik are generally fans of the police car. They're just like regular cars, except tougher and built for fightin' crime. » 11/10/12 3:00pm 11/10/12 3:00pm

This Is The Washington State Police's Last New Crown Vic

Late last month, the Washington State Patrol pulled their last new Ford Crown Victoria out of the fleet stable and assigned it to an officer. » 7/19/12 9:30am 7/19/12 9:30am

This New Jersey Crown Victoria Owner Was Arrested For Acting Like A Cop

We love police cruisers. They're big, fast, parts are plentiful, and they're usually pretty cheap used. But even though they're cool, using one to pretend you're a cop isn't. » 7/17/12 3:20pm 7/17/12 3:20pm

Mass. Lt. Gov Was Driving 108 MPH Asleep Without Seatbelt Before Crash

Massachusetts State Police have concluded that Lieutenant Governor Timothy P. Murray was probably asleep at the wheel when he crashed a Ford Crown Victoria while going over 100 mph. Although he was not wearing a seatbelt, he amazingly escaped injury. » 1/03/12 2:30pm 1/03/12 2:30pm

Watch the sad last days of Ford's Crown Vic plant

In 1967, the first Ford Falcon came off the line at Ford's St. Thomas Assembly in Talbotville, Ontario. Here is video from two weeks ago of the plant's final days — as it builds the very last of Ford's venerable Crown Victoria sedans. » 9/27/11 2:00pm 9/27/11 2:00pm

The last Ford Crown Victoria ever built

After 32 years in production, the last Ford Crown Victoria will roll off the assembly line today. It's a record that surpasses all other North American vehicles, including the Model T. Its final destination, however, isn't a museum in Detroit or a American collector. It's being sent to Saudi Arabia. » 9/15/11 1:30pm 9/15/11 1:30pm

Topless Mercury Marauder concept car on Ebay

Although it is possible there are two nearly identical custom two door full size Mercurys in the world, it seems a lot more likely this topless Marauder is the same car shown by Ford at the Chicago Auto Show in 2002. There are no details whatsoever included in the Ebay listing for the car you see here, but this custom… » 9/03/11 11:00am 9/03/11 11:00am

What car do you wish you had hoarded when it was new?

After finding out about Crown Vic hoarding in the wake of the model's cancellation this week, we got to wondering what vehicle we would have stocked up on as personal fleet vehicles. What car do you wish you had hoarded when it was new? » 4/23/11 4:00pm 4/23/11 4:00pm

You're Just Begging To Be Profiled

Benjamin couldn't help but appreciate the irony of getting stopped in a Crown Victoria by three Impalas. Although we don't know what happened next, we assume the Dallas PD savegly beat him for no reason. [Twitpic] » 9/22/10 2:00pm 9/22/10 2:00pm

Greatest Racing Series Ever: DUI Telepresence Crown Victoria…

So now that the phones at Murilee Martin Image Consulting, Inc., keep ringing with offers of vast sums from dealmakers who want a piece of this idea, I feel comfortable sharing the Next Big Thing In Racing with y'all. » 8/14/10 5:00pm 8/14/10 5:00pm

Teen Carjackers Back Over Cop Car In Failed Ford Escape Escape

Three teens in the Maryland suburbs of Washington were trapped by a police officer after carjacking a Ford Escape. So the driver decided to try running over the officer's Crown Victoria in reverse. Physics sides with justice on this one. » 8/10/10 5:15pm 8/10/10 5:15pm

What A Police Car Wrapped Around Superman Would Look Like

The word "miraculous" scarcely describes the survival of a Santa Maria, California police officer who wrapped his Ford Police Interceptor around a tree Sunday morning. It's what the local Police Chief calls the "worst accident he's seen in 35 years." » 7/13/10 12:00pm 7/13/10 12:00pm

The Ten Fastest States In America

Ever hit the highway and notice that people drive differently? Some states haul more ass than others. Here's DriverSide.com's list of the ten speediest states based on tickets issued per capita. —Ed. » 4/08/10 12:00pm 4/08/10 12:00pm

5-0 In A 5.0: A History Of Ford Police Vehicles

The 2012 Ford Police Interceptor unveiled today is the latest in a long line of Ford squad cars. Here's why the sight of even a civilian Crown Vic now induces Pavlovian application of brakes in all motorists. » 3/12/10 12:00pm 3/12/10 12:00pm

Car Abandoned In D.C. Rush-Hour Lane Takes Week To Tow

A Mercury Grand Marquis was recently abandoned in a rush-hour lane less than a mile from the White House and directly in front of the Djibouti Embassy. Amazingly, it took a week to tow. Abandonation without representation? » 2/26/10 10:00am 2/26/10 10:00am

This Is Why People Think Some Cops Are Asshats

An anonymous tipster snapped this Virginia Beach police cruiser blocking both handicapped spaces at an IHOP while the officer chatted up the staff for over an hour. He didn't even eat. This is why people think some cops are asshats. » 1/28/10 2:00pm 1/28/10 2:00pm