Ford reports that its Police Interceptor sedan and utility got high marks in the recent Michigan State Police test of law enforcement vehicles.
According to the company, the PI sedan equipped with the turbocharged 3.7-liter V6 engine and all-wheel drive turned in the fastest 0-60 mph, 0-80 mph and 0-100 mph time at Chrysler’s Chelsea Proving Grounds. Then, in high speed testing at Grattan Raceway, the sedan posted the posted the fastest single lap and best average lap times.
The PI sedan also boasted the shortest stopping distance for all police vehicles tested.
The Explorer-based AWD Police Interceptor utility beat competing police utilities in 0-60 mph and 0-80 mph acceleration and posted the quickest lap times of the trucks in the MSP tests.
“We are very proud of the test results,” said Bill Gubing, Ford Police Interceptor chief engineer.
The Michigan State Police will release their official evaluations in November.