Policeman Ford Explorer spotted on testsDecember 17, 2018
Photospies managed to shoot a new Ford Explorer for the police. The pictures were posted by the Motor1 edition. The novelty will be called Ford Police Interceptor and will be presented in the first quarter of next year.
The car will receive flashing beacons on the front end and additional body protection. From the current version of the Ford Explorer SUV is different new optics and a modified grille. A modernized brake system and a special blind spot monitoring system are also expected.
The car will be available with a 3.0-liter gasoline engine EcoBoost V6. Also, the SUV will be offered with a 3.3-liter unit V6. Finally, Police Explorer will get a hybrid powerplant that will include a 3.3-liter V6 engine, an electric motor and a ten-speed automatic transmission.
As for the standard version of Explorer, a new generation, its premiere can be held at the Detroit Auto Show in 2019. The basis of the sixth generation SUV will fall into the new modular rear-wheel drive architecture CD6. The engine range will include the same 2.3-liter “turbo four” EcoBoost, which on the current model develops 284 power. The current 3.5-liter aspirated V6, issuing 294 liters. with., replace the new, more powerful unit with a displacement of 3.3 liters.
The three-liter bi-turbo V6 will come to replace the top-liter 3.5-liter engine with two turbines, the output of which will exceed 400 horsepower. This unit will complete sports modification ST. All engines will be paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission.
Ford Explorer is the most popular police car in the United States – in 2017, more than half of all orders from US law enforcement agencies accounted for the SUV.