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SteveLaRiviere
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posted 09-15-2002 06:22 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for SteveLaRiviere   Click Here to Email SteveLaRiviere     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Ford is puffing up it's Crown Vics with a new front end which includes a steel push-and-pursuit bar that's wider than previous cop cars. The car will get a 300 hp 4.6L, and 'steering and structural upgrades' according to Car & Driver.

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SteveLaRiviere
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posted 09-15-2002 06:24 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for SteveLaRiviere   Click Here to Email SteveLaRiviere     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
It's also available with a propane powered V10.

http://www.caranddriver.com/xp/Caranddriver/features/2002/july/200207_speci altyfile_interceptor.xml

Even though with these performance figures, we don't need to get too paranoid...

Propane V-10 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor

Vehicle type: front-engine, rear-wheel-drive, 5-passenger, 4-door sedan
Estimated base price: $35,000
Engine type: SOHC 20-valve V-10, iron block and aluminum heads, Ford engine-control system with port fuel injection
Displacement 412 cu in, 6751cc
Power (estimated) 280 bhp @ 4250 rpm
Torque (estimated) 420 lb-ft @ 2650 rpm
Transmission 4-speed automatic with lockup torque converter
Wheelbase 114.7 in
Length 212.0 in
Curb weight 4402 lb
Zero to 60 mph 6.6 sec
Zero to 100 mph 19.1 sec
Zero to 120 mph 36.6 sec
Street start, 5-60 mph 6.6 sec
Standing 1/4-mile 15.2 sec @ 92 mph
Top speed (estimated) 145 mph
Braking, 70-0 mph 184 ft
Roadholding, 300-ft-dia skidpad 0.88 g
EPA fuel economy, city driving (gasoline equivalent) 13 mpg

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MLariviere
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posted 09-15-2002 09:38 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for MLariviere   Click Here to Email MLariviere     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
That looks cool! I think I like the Marauder more though. A good family car! Minivans are so passe.

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Moneymaker
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posted 09-16-2002 01:14 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Moneymaker   Click Here to Email Moneymaker     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Does the propane unit come with a Charm Glo grille in the trunk?

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SteveLaRiviere
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posted 09-16-2002 07:45 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for SteveLaRiviere   Click Here to Email SteveLaRiviere     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Yes, and a ham smoker in the ashtray.

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posted 09-16-2002 09:19 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for MLariviere   Click Here to Email MLariviere     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Wow! Where does the dryer go?

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