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What engine did the Ford Crown Victoria have?

What engine did the Ford Crown Victoria have?

With a curb weight of 3918 lbs (1777 kgs), the Crown Victoria 4.6 V8 220hp has a naturally-aspirated V 8 cylinder engine, Petrol motor, with the engine code Ford Modular V8 4.6L. This engine produces a maximum power of 223 PS (220 bhp – 164 kW) at 4750 rpm and a maximum torque of 359 Nm (264 lb. ft) at 4000 rpm.

Is a Crown Vic a muscle car?

Muscle cars, pick-up trucks and Nascar, this is what springs to mind when non-Americans think about American motoring but to me, THE American car is neither a muscle nor a pick-up truck. It’s a sedan made by Ford, the Crown Vic.

What is the top speed of a Crown Victoria?

How fast can a Crown Vic Police Interceptor go? Top speed is limited to 129 mph and braking distances are long, at about 145 feet. available at police auctions.

How fast is a V8 Crown Vic?


0 – 100 kph 8.9 s
0 – 60 mph 8.4 s
Top speed 219 kph (136 mph)

Are Crown Victorias good cars?

Ford Crown Victoria Ratings Overview The average rating is a 4.1 out of 5 stars. The Ford Crown Victoria Reliability Rating is 3.5 out of 5. It ranks 21st out of 32 for all car brands. Learn more about Ford Crown Victoria Reliability Ratings.

Is a Crown Victoria a good car?

What is the difference between a Crown Victoria and a police interceptor?

Police Interceptors have higher-rate coil springs, approximately 0.8 inches (20.3 mm) of additional ground clearance, and thinner rear antiroll bars (shared with the LX Sport) than the Handling and Performance Package Crown Victorias; the base Crown Victoria does not have a rear antiroll bar.

Which is the fastest police car?

Ford F-150 Police Responder pickup truck
The quickest new police vehicle on the market today is the 2021 Ford F-150 Police Responder pickup truck, according to Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) testing. In those tests, the F-150 recorded 0-60 mph in 5.9 seconds, and a quarter-mile time of 14.44 seconds at 98.19 mph.

How fast can police interceptors go?

150 mph
Ford Police Interceptor Top Speed & Acceleration The Ford Police Interceptor Utility is both the fastest-accelerating and overall fastest police car in America. The SUV sprints up to 150 mph and lunges from 0 to 60 mph in as little as 5.77 seconds.

How do I know if my Crown Victoria has a police package?

The easiest way to tell if you car has the Police Interceptor Package is look in the VIN. Notice yours has the P74 code, 2FAFP74V97X145754. So yours is not a P71 or Police Interceptor model Crown Vic. Your car should be a 2007 Crown Victoria LX/Sport.

Are Crown Vics cheap to maintain?

yes, old police interceptors are beat to hell, but they were also maintained (most of the time). but the crown vics were chosen for there ability to take a beating and keep running. But reliability aside, the parts are cheap and plentiful! so even if some repairs are needed parts will be dirt cheap.

When did the Ford Crown Victoria come out?

The following versions and sub-models of Ford LTD Crown Victoria 4-Door were available in 1980:

What kind of sunroof does a Ford Crown Victoria have?

The Crown Victoria Skyliner was a variant of the Crown Victoria with a fixed acrylic glass sunroof forward of the stainless-steel B-pillar. For the 1956 model year, along with the rest of the Ford model line, the Fairlane Crown Victoria was offered with the Lifeguard option package as an option.

When was the Crown Victoria replaced by the Taurus?

Originally slated for replacement by the Ford Taurus in the early 1980s, the model line saw relatively little change throughout its production. As the decade progressed, fuel prices stabilized, leading to increased demand and further development of the model line. For 1988 and 1990, the LTD Crown Victoria underwent multiple revisions and updates.

What was the drag coefficient of the Ford Crown Victoria?

Ford reduced the coefficient of drag of the exterior from 0.42 to 0.34 (nearly matching the 0.32 of the Ford Taurus) to enhance aerodynamics and fuel efficiency, giving the first generation Crown Victoria its sleek, wedge-shaped design that would come to be known as the “Aero” look.