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Ford Helping Our Boys in Blue Go Hybrid with First-Ever Plug-In Hybrid Police VehicleBy Product Expert | Posted in Ford, News on Friday, December 15th, 2017 at 8:00 am
Ford Creates First-Ever Plug-In Hybrid Police Vehicle
Ford has been doing a ton for our nation’s Boys in Blue over the last couple years, creating the first-ever pursuit-rated pickup truck and the first-ever pursuit-rated hybrid police cruiser. Now, Ford is helping America’s non-pursuit law enforcement personnel by creating the world’s first-ever Special Service Plug-In Hybrid police vehicle. Now, without further ado, let’s check out all there is to know about Ford’s impressive new offering for police and fire chiefs, detectives and other non-pursuit law enforcement personnel.
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What’s Powering Ford’s All-New Special Service Plug-In Hybrid Police Sedan?
Ford hasn’t released the engine specs for its all-new Special Service Plug-In Hybrid Police Sedan, but they have told us about the other aspects of its powertrain. More specifically, the all-new Special Service Plug-In Hybrid Police Sedan features a 7.6-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery that can go up to 21 miles on a full charge while also reaching speeds as high as 85 miles per hour on battery power alone. All told, the total hybrid-electric driving range for the all-new Special Service Plug-In Hybrid Police Sedan is over 500 miles. And law enforcement won’t have to worry about special charging apparatuses, either, as the all-new Special Service Plug-In Hybrid Police Sedan can be charged using a normal 120-volt wall outlet. But if law enforcement personnel want to charge it even faster, a 240-volt level 2 charger that can fully charge the all-new Special Service Plug-In Hybrid Police Sedan in just two-and-a-half hours is also available.
What’s Inside the All-New Special Service Plug-In Hybrid Police Sedan?
The interior of the all-new Special Service Plug-In Hybrid Police Sedan features heavy-duty cloth front seats complete with rear anti-stab plates, rear vinyl seats and flooring, a reinforced top tray on which to mount equipment, a metal console mounting plate and red and white task lighting for the overhead console. There’s also a dark-car feature that allows law enforcement to turn off all interior and dash cluster lights completely for surveillance purposes.
For more on the all-new Special Service Plug-In Hybrid Police Sedan or any of our other new Ford cars, trucks and SUVs, please contact us here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL, or check out our Ford Model Research Page.