Tag Archives: Police car

Ford F-150 Police Responder adds pursuit rating to a pickup

Ford announced on Thursday that it's adding an even more hardcore F-150-based police car to its lineup. Following up on the F-150 Special Service Vehicle, the new Police Responder gets a twin-turbocharged power, a 10-speed automatic transmission, and enough suspension and brake upgrades to chase...

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Self-driving police cars to patrol Dubai streets?

The heavy lifting on the police force isn't a job that's going to the robots anytime soon. The basic beat, however, could be handed off to a collection of batteries wires, and cameras in the near future. Dubai's police force has confirmed that it will indeed be adding a fleet of self-driving...

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Jay Leno hits the beat in a 1978 Chevy Nova cop car

Riding in a cop car means you're most likely in for a bad day. Driving a cop car, however, is a blast. That's because it's usually an otherwise mundane vehicle that's been given some heavy duty parts to help it hold up over the duration of its service life. It also has those cool lights and sirens...

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Watch the evolution of Ford’s police cars

Ford Motor Company [NYSF: F] has been cranking out cop cars for Jonny Law for decades now. The automaker says that cooperation with the police goes all the way back to the Model T. The first official Police-prepped Ford vehicle, however, dates back to 1950 and the Mainline. This was the base trim...

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Mafia’s confiscated Ferrari 458 turned into police car

Italian police in Milan have a message for youngsters when it comes to a life of crime: don't get involved. And what better way to spread said message than with a heavy dose of irony. You see, the local constabulary has taken a Ferrari used for criminal purposes and turned it into a force for...

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You can’t run from the Nissan GT-R Police Pursuit

Seeing the red and blue lights in your rearview mirror can cause a bit of mild terror. Were you speeding? Did you signal when you changed lanes? What did you do wrong? Now, if you're an actual serial bad person, maybe there's a serious reason for a cop to be on your tail. If that's the case...

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