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Ford unveils first plug-in hybrid police car

The Ford Special Service Plug-in Hybrid Sedan will have a 7.6 kWh battery and is capable of driving up to 21 miles on electricity at speeds up to 85 mph


By PoliceOne Staff

NEW YORK — The Ford Motor Company has unveiled its first plug-in hybrid police vehicle.

CNET reports that the Ford Special Service Plug-in Hybrid Sedan will have a 7.6 kWh battery and is capable of driving up to 21 miles on battery alone at speeds up to 85 miles per hour. 

The battery will take an estimated 2.5 hours to charge on a Level 2 charger.

The interior features “anti-stab plates” in the seats. Agencies can also add additional features such as spot lamps and the ability to turn off interior lighting for surveillance purposes.

Orders for the vehicle will open in December, and delivery is expected to start next summer.

 

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