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Old 02-11-19, 11:58 AM
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I found this interesting, that Ford actually added weight to the structure of the police vehicles, in the interest of greater safety:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/autos/news...hRK?ocid=ientp

Also that a new interceptor is coming out with an SUV able to go 150 mph with one of the engines (not sure which). Sounds like it's no joke, able to sustain a 75 mph rear end collision? How do we get one?!

https://www.cars.com/articles/callin...1420756933969/
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Old 02-11-19, 12:25 PM
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glad to know they have these design features in place and tested. and, they're getting hybrids!
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Originally Posted by Johnhav430 View Post
I found this interesting, that Ford actually added weight to the structure of the police vehicles, in the interest of greater safety:
A little off-topic, maybe, but too bad they didn't learn that lesson with the Pinto.


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A little off-topic, maybe, but too bad they didn't learn that lesson with the Pinto.
they must've learned something, since my crown vic came with this sticker


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sigh....decades later fords are still a death trap.
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Police do not need vehicles to go 150mph nor should they be going anywhere near those speeds in a chase, just asking for innocent people to get killed chasing someone at those speeds.
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Police do not need vehicles to go 150mph nor should they be going anywhere near those speeds in a chase, just asking for innocent people to get killed chasing someone at those speeds.
I wish that were the case when I was 19, listened to my idiot richey rich college roommate, "Keep going, they'll never catch you." He never heard of Bell Helicopter, and wasn't the one going to jail anyway.
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