Monday, October 10, 2011

The New Police Interceptors are Pursuit Rated with All Wheel Drive and Now Available at Gresham Ford Fleet


The 2013 Ford Police Interceptor Utility and Sedan provide better performance and handling than previous Crown Victoria Police Interceptors.  The fuel economy of the new Ford cop car is also 20% better than the Crown Victoria.  The New Ford First Responder vehicles are the only all-wheel-drive vehicles specially built for law enforcement.  The stringent law enforcement standards were followed thanks to a diverse board of first responders that collaborated with Ford engineers to ensure that the new 2013 Ford Police Interceptor Utility and Sedan are truly purpose built vehicles.  Now police departments and other law enforcement agencies can get an all-new, American-made vehicle with the expected durability and price of the popular Crown VictoriaGresham Ford Fleet is proud of the new Ford Police Interceptor that expands Oregon Law Enforcement and First Responders abilities to get the job done more efficiently and effectively. 

Oregon and Washington Law Enforcement officials have the unique characteristic of rain to contend.  The all wheel drive availability is more important for the NW first responders to ensure that they arrive on scene safe.  Gresham Ford Fleet is now accepting offers utilizing the State of Oregon Contract #0434 for all Ford Vehicles.  For pricing contact the Municipal Fleet Manager, Annette Wetzel-Ramirez by phone at 503.489.1605 or fax at 503.665.0497.  The 2013 Ford Police Interceptor Sedan and Utility in late September passed the stringent Michigan State Police tests and have proven they are ready for law enforcement use.  The performance of the Police Interceptor Utility, which not only outperformed the Chevrolet Tahoe but held its own amongst the sedan vehicles.  THe Ford police Interceptor Utility excelled in a 0 to 60 MPH acceleration, braking, and handling over the two day testing.  "We are pleased that the performance of the Police Intercetor Utility was validated becuase it provides more choice for law enforcement agencies, " said Lisa Teed, Ford's marketing manager for the Police Interceptors.  "They can be assured that whether in slippery conditions like snow or in pursuit situations the purpose-built Utility will deliver." 
The New Police Interceptor Passes the Michigan State Test Drives

Gresham Ford Fleet has been serving police departments across Oregon and Washington for decades.  They work closely with equipment installation companies like Emergency Responder Services and Auto Additions.  If you need the vehicle delivered directly to the upfitter, no problem, Gresham FOrd Fleet's goal is to earn your business and provide fantastic customer service that makes your life easier.  Gresham FOrd Fleet holds many contracts with cooperative purchasing language that may fulfill your needs, contact them at 503.489.1605 for more information.  Customer and Vendor references are also avaiable upon request.  Officer protection is the first priority.  The Ford Police Interceptors are the only vehicles certified to pass 75mph rear collisions.  Ballistic door panels to protect from gunshots are avialable on the driver and passenger doors.  Safety cell construction helps direct the force of a collision around the occupant compartment.  Crumple zones help absorb and dissipate the energy of a crash too. 
Gresham Ford Fleet Works With Ford Credit