Ford unveiled the industry’s first pursuit-rated pickup truck, the 2018 F-150 Police Responder. It’s capable of speeds up to 100 mph, thanks to a twin-turbocharged 3.5L EcoBoost V6 engine producing 375 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque, mated to a Ford SelectShift 10-speed transmission, plus four-wheel drive for all-terrain police performance. The vehicle is based on the F-150 FX4 off-road model, and its 145-inch wheelbase sits on a high-strength steel frame, complete with Ford’s high-strength, military-grade, aluminum-alloy SuperCrew body. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.
“Some of the features are already available in the F-150 the public can buy. For example, the base version can hit a top speed of 105 miles per hour. The F-150 the public can buy has a 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine. It can also be ordered with a 10-speed transmission. The F-150 Police Responder is also built of high-strength, military-strength, aluminum alloy. Ford has pushed this combination of metals every since it moved away from the version built primarily from steel,” reports Yahoo News.