Ford's New Interceptor Is The Quickest Police Car In The Fleet

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:30 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 10/17/13 9:29am 10/17/13 9:29am

Unsurprisingly, Chicago Buys 500 Ford Police Interceptors

According to a just-released press release, the city of Chicago has placed an order to buy 500 Ford Police Interceptor sedans and utility vehicles. While it might be the largest commitment to date for the Ford Taurus-based police car, it's not really unexpected. Because, you know, Ford builds them in Chicago. » 2/24/12 2:00pm 2/24/12 2:00pm

Ford Police Interceptors get their badges

Thanks to the extensive tests done by the Michigan State Police, the forthcoming Taurus-based Ford Police Interceptors have won a "pursuit rating," meaning they're ready for law enforcers across America to trade in their Crown Vics. Tick tick tick... » 9/21/11 12:30pm 9/21/11 12:30pm

Ford Stealth Police Interceptor Is A Badass Blacked-Out Cruiser

Ford brought a stealth version of its Police Interceptor to SEMA, sporting blacked-out lenses, a one-inch suspension drop and wider tires. Perfect for undercover work, except for, you know, the chrome-rimmed wheels and bright-red brake calipers. » 11/02/10 12:30pm 11/02/10 12:30pm

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

2012 Ford Police Interceptor: The Crown Vic's Robocop Replacement

Ford's Crown Victoria-based police interceptor will finally end production late next year. This is its replacement — the 2012 Ford Police Interceptor. Other than the movie Robocop, it's the first time Ford's Taurus has served as a purpose-built patrol car. » 3/12/10 9:30am 3/12/10 9:30am

Hello, Officer: Ford Announces New Police Interceptor For 2011

Before you ask, no, this isn't it. But an all-new Interceptor is set to replace the old-and-busted Crown Vic, and it's likely to be rear-wheel drive. Get in the car, perp. » 11/13/09 12:30pm 11/13/09 12:30pm

Bearded Genius Creates Tric-Vic To Slow Speeders

Jim Hunt has channeled the power of the beard for good. Miffed at speeding motorists in front of his home in Summerville, South Carolina, Jim decided to build what has come to be known as the "Tric-Vic", a fake-out cop car which he says works to slow down the speeders. The clever lawn ornament is constructed of… » 3/25/08 5:45pm 3/25/08 5:45pm