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That's The 2016 Ford Interceptor Utility

Even the name "Ford Interceptor Utility" rolls out the tongue like its ready for action. The 2016 Ford Police Interceptor Utility will make its first public debut at the Chicago Auto Show this week, but here's the list of its goodies the company has disclosed so far:
  • "Pursuit Mode" for the six-speed automatic transmission. Ford says this "optimizes upshifts and downshifts for aggressive driving," so it's probably a bit like "Sport Mode" on any other car. 
  • The software is "tuned to perform a reverse J-turn, which is when a reversing vehicle is spun 180 degrees and continues, face forward, without changing direction of travel." Try that in yo daddy's Explorer! 
  • "Surveillance Mode" which rolls up the driver's window and locks the doors when someone approaches the rear of the vehicle.
  • Enhanced electrical system that distribute electrical loads more efficiently.
  • Special instrument panel.
  • Tailgate release reachable from the front seat. Ford says "It allows the rear liftgate mechanism to remain unlocked for 45 seconds before timing out, permitting officers to access the cargo area." Not sure why the police would need that, but okay.
  • Beefier cooling system to accommodate long idle times.
  • Special brakes "designed to withstand excessive use." 18" steel wheels are supposed to have high venting characteristics to help cool the brakes.
The cop Explorer ships with Ford's new base V6, the 3.7 liter naturally aspirated engine with 304 horsepower and 279 lb.-ft. of torque. with agencies allowed to order the 3.5 EcoBoost with 365 horsepower and 350 lb.-ft. of torque upgrade.

After reading all these, all I ask is "When are we going to see this kind of police car in Nigeria?"

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