Get Used To The Ford Taurus And Explorer Cop Cars Because They're…

Listen — I miss the Crown Victoria as much as you all do. It was a great American car with great American character, and its sheer ubiquity as a law enforcement vehicle added quite a bit to its charm. But we all really need to start coping with the fact that it's gone. » 2/06/13 12:40pm 2/06/13 12:40pm

GM Recalls 36,413 Police Impalas Over Serious Crash Risk

After receiving complaints from several police departments that lower control arms had cracked on a number of 2008-2012 police spec Impalas, General Motors pulled the trigger on a recall, offering to replace the lower control arms on more than 36,000 vehicles free of charge. » 8/13/12 2:20pm 8/13/12 2:20pm

The California Highway Patrol Wants To Switch To SUVs

Faced with the eventual phasing out of Ford's legendary Crown Victoria Police Interceptor, the California Highway Patrol is interested in replacing the aging cruisers with an interceptor version of the Ford Explorer. Officials said that newer sedans like the Dodge Charger and Chevrolet Caprice are too small. » 5/29/12 9:00am 5/29/12 9:00am

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

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

LeMons Arse Freeze-A-Palooza People's Curse Winner: The Blues Brothers…

At every 24 Hours Of LeMons race, the teams vote on the car they'd like to see destroyed… and they get their wish! This time it was the manual-trans-equipped Crown Vic of Blues Brothers Racing. » 12/29/08 7:00pm 12/29/08 7:00pm

Carbon Motors E7 Police Car Finally Reveals Video Of Cool Cop Gadgetry …

The Carbon Motors E7 » 10/15/08 10:00am 10/15/08 10:00am has been a in coming, but our suspicions of vaporware were abated when we saw . Now they've officially been quashed as a still-in-development prototype filled-to-the-brim with cool gadgets has finally been unveiled. The purpose built police cruiser is equipped with a 300 HP diesel engine which…

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 expanded… » 3/25/08 5:45pm 3/25/08 5:45pm