2018 Ford F-150 Police Reply: the first pick-up with 'Pursuit' classification for persecution

By:   Fedora Atjeh Fedora Atjeh   |   Agustus 01, 2017
This fall, police forces in the United States (and the countries where it is marketed) will be able to count with the new 2018 Ford F-150 Police Responder, a pick-up that according to Ford is the first to achieve the distinctive 'pursuit' , That is, suitable for persecution. All thanks to the 3.5-liter V6 Ecoboost engine, the same that equips the new Ford GT.

Although in the supercar of the house develops 600 hp, in this F-150 Police Reply the six-cylinder Ecoboost engine has 380 hp and a generous torque maximum of 636 Nm. Standard is combined with the new 10-speed, full-drive SelectShift automatic transmission. The result is a top speed of 160 km / h according to the technical data sheet.

This police car is based on the FX4 version of the successful F-150 and features the SuperCrew bodywork, ie the double-cab (four-door). Thanks to its V6 engine, it is the police car (obviating the supercars of some police forces like the one of Dubai) of pursuit category with the greater capacity of load, of towing and the best habitability.
 
Ford claims that the model can tow up to 3,175 kilograms, but it also has "police calibration" brakes, 18-inch alloy wheels with all-terrain tires, front stabilizer bar, front bumper with LED lights and integrated speed radar, module Of ceiling lights also LED, siren or low protective plates.

In the interior the mats are made of rubber for a quick cleaning and the seats are designed to withstand great use, thanks to a heavy duty fabric upholstery. They also have an interior protection plate to prevent front occupants from being injured through the seat by a detainee.

Finally, the alternator is 240 amps to support all the electrical and communication systems needed for police duties, and the car incorporates two tachometers: one that records the hours of use and another the time the vehicle goes idling.


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