100,000th Ford Police Interceptor Rolls Off Line
Last week, Ford celebrated another major milestone in its storied history with the production of the 100,000th Ford Police Interceptor vehicle. Produced by Troy Design and Manufacturing, a wholly-owned Ford subsidiary, the milestone model will do precisely what so many other Ford-built LEO vehicles have done—serve the purpose of helping officers protect and serve communities around the country.
According to Ford, Troy Design and Manufacturing’s 54,000-square-foot facility has been the sole production site for the Ford Police Interceptor Sedan and Police Interceptor Utility since 2012. The 100,000th model—a current-gen Ford Interceptor Utility—will not be stored in a museum or showroom. Rather, it will be put into service by the Chicago police force later in 2015.
Ford anticipates that its run as the best-selling law enforcement vehicle provider will continue well into the foreseeable future, thanks to the newly-revealed 2016 Police Interceptor Utility. The latest generation of the Interceptor Utility, unveiled earlier this year at the Chicago Auto Show and based on the 2016 Explorer, will feature a number of new and innovative technologies including Surveillance Mode and Pursuit Mode, and it will be offered with a standard a 3.7-liter V6 and an optional 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6.
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