Ford’s Police Pursuit-Rated Pickup
Come fall, law enforcement agencies will have the opportunity to up their pursuit game with Ford’s latest police responder model. Just as the 2018 F-150 will be being released so will the Police Responder model of the pickup, the first of its kind and with performance features to optimize patrol efforts.
“Ford’s 2018 F-150 Police Responder is the perfect all-terrain law enforcement vehicle,” said Stephen Tyler, Ford’s police brand marketing manager. “Aside from its industry-first on-road pursuit capability, this purpose-built pickup can comfortably seat five, while providing capability in off-road patrol situations for officers in rural environments patrolled by sheriff’s departments, border patrol operations and the Department of Natural Resources.”
2018 F-150 Pursuit-Rated Performance
Operating with complete off-road capability and on-road performance, the 2018 F-150 Police Responder offers departments enhanced versatility in the field as well as a number of durability features.
Fit with Ford’s EcoBoost technology and 10-speed SelectShift® transmission, the F-150 Police Responder is able to put 375 horsepower and 470 lb.-ft. Of torque. To accommodate any pursuits on uneven terrain, the pickup also features Ford’s four-wheel drive system and FX4 Off-Road Suspension system.
Tailored to the needs of officers on patrol, features of the 2018 F-150 have been re-calibrated for the Police Responder model to meet specific law enforcement needs.
2018 F-150 Police Responder Features
3.5L EcoBoost® Engine
10-Speed SelectShift® Transmission
Police-Calibrated Brake System with Upgrade Calipers and Friction Material
Fx4 Off-Road Suspension
High-Strength Steel Frame
Military-Grade Aluminum-Alloy Body
Underbody Skid Plates
18-inch All-Terrain Tires and Alloy Wheels
Vinyl Rear Seats
Heavy Duty Cloth Front Seats w/ Anti-Stab Plate
Heavy Duty Vinyl Flooring
Best-in-Class Interior Volume
The 2018 F-150 Police Responder joins Ford’s existing responder lineup consisting of the Police Responder Hybrid Sedan, Police Interceptor Sedan, Special Service Transit Prison Transport Vehicle and a Special Service Expedition.
Please be advised that the 2018 Ford F-150 Police Responder pickup is only available for purchase by law enforcement agencies. For more information about the 2018 F-150 Police Responder or the production model of the 2018 F-150, contact our team at Sherwood Ford today.