I now have a 2004 Grand Marquis as my daily driver. You can see that cars 0-60 run on my channel. I got this as a rental when my '03 Impala got backed into by my neighbor. I only had this rental for a few days and I absolutely fell in love with Crown Victoria's after that! They are so spacious and comfortable, and get decent MPG for being a larger V8. Not incredibly fast, but not too slow either for such a large vehicle. I also have a few P71 videos on my channel that I test drove. Thanks for watching!
2003-2010 Ford Crown Victoria - IIHS Crash Tests
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's Front and Side Impact crash
tests for the Ford Crown Victoria, as presented by Consumer Reports
The Ford Crown Victoria received the following ratings in the IIHS's crash
Frontal Offset: Good
Side Impact (No Airbags): Poor
Side Impact (With Airbags): Marginal
Chevy vs. Ford Cop-Car Thrash Battle! Roadkill Episode 12
On this episode of Roadkill, Freiburger and Finnegan are out to discover
which used cop car they like best, the Chevy Caprice 9C1 or the Ford Crown
Victoria Police Interceptor P71. Of course you expect nothing but the most
professional, scientific analysis from these guys, and that includes a day
doing donuts and bashing into stuff on pavement, tire explosions, a road
trip to the desert, camping, thrashing on dirt roads, and a finale that
just might create a new form of low-buck off-road motorsport.
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'03 Crown Vic P71 0-60, Top Speed, and Brake Demonstration
PLEASE READ BEFORE COMMENTING: This is my 2003 Ford Police Interceptor. I
decided randomly to stop and make this video on my commute home. The road
is hilly and not perfectly smooth so it's not a great choice, but it's what
I got. The video is from a stop full throttle to a top speed (If you
listen closely at 130-132 MPH the engine cuts back due to the limiter). My
rear axle bearings are bad and getting replaced today so that hurts the
speed too. The brake check towards the end was a full ABS stop from 120
ish (5.5 seconds) to show there is no noticeable brake fade from the
brakes. The front brakes are nearly worn out Raybestos Police Pursuit
Brakes (I Highly recommend them) the rear brakes are stock. The car is
100% stock and the temp outside today was around 75 degrees and humid.
CROWN VIC HITTIN SWITCHES...2010
This is my 2001 Ford Crown Victoria police interceptor. It took me three
years to build this car to this point. Everything on this car is custom. It
has a ten switch air ride system, in other words its "bagged". it has labo
doors on the front. All door handles have been shaved and the doors now
open by remote. The grill and lights are all custom, as well as the
marauder black paint job. It has a compustar alarm coneected to a Nathan
Airchime train horn. The windows have been limo tinted and the interior has
all be replaced. This car was built for shows.
2009 Mercury Grand Marquis Road Test
2009 Mercury Grand Marquis LS
Engine: 4.6 liter SOHC V8 (224 horsepower/275 ft. lbs. of
Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
Rear Wheel Drive
City/Highway MPG: 15/23
This is a full road test of my mom's 2009 Mercury Grand Marquis, to show
how it performs in different situations, and to identify any problems that
may exist. I would normally do this after having the car in the shop for
repairs, but in this case I am driving the car around just to get a better
idea of how it feels on the road.
I drove it for about 2 hours and came away very impressed. It is
comfortable, refined, solid, and very agile. With only 224 horsepower, one would think
that it's underpowered compared to its V6 competitors. It's not. The
torquey V8 will pin you to your seat when gunned from a dead stop, and once
you're up to speed, there is always plenty of power in reserve. The big V8
has a deep, burly muscle car sound when revved, but at low RPMs it is muted
and unobtrusive in the cabin. The 4 speed automatic isn't much of a
handicap with the V8's torque curve, although it prefers not to downshift
into 1st or 2nd unless you mash the pedal to the floor. If you drive with a
light foot, and keep RPMs below 2000, you can easily attain 20+ mpg in
everyday driving situations. On the highway, the car is very efficient, due
to its tall overdrive gear that keeps the RPMs low.
The four wheel ABS disc brakes provide adequate stopping power, with
reasonably good pedal feel. Stopping distance is short in an emergency,
although the front end dives toward the ground.
The Marquis handles very well for a big car, even though it is not equipped
with the Handling Package (this option was discontinued around 2007). In
hard cornering, body roll is minimal and the Michelin tires provide plenty
of grip. The rack and pinion steering setup leaves feel somewhat numb, but
it's also pleasantly light and very accurate (especially on the highway).
Mercury obviously wanted to leave some "slop" in the steering, so the old
folks won't think they're driving a Ferrari :) If you must throw the car
around, it is safe and predictable, and can be quite fun for a boat.
Comfort is where the car really shines. The ride is very smooth, and gives
you the feeling of "floating" over bumps. This is great on the highway,
where little road imperfections are ironed out, but not so good on bumpy
back roads. If you hit potholes or man hole covers, the car pogos up and
down a couple times before settling. I enjoy this type of ride, but many
people do not. Inside, the car is very quiet, and road noise is minimal.
The leather bench seats are supremely comfortable and roomy, even after a
couple of hours.
Overall I am really pleased with how the car drives, and it just happens to
be a car I would consider buying used.
and all the Panther platform cars that have been discontinued.
The song at the beginning is Cradle of Love by Billy Idol, one of my
favorite 80s songs.
2011 Ford Crown Victoria - Blacksburg VA
Model: Crown Victoria
Engine: 4.6 liter 8 cylinder 16 valve
Transmission: 4-Speed Automatic
125 Jennelle Road
Blacksburg, VA 24060
Supercharged 2010 Camaro SS 0-100 Blast [HD] (GoPro HD Hero)
Shot with a GoPro HD Hero - http://j.mp/goproCamaro
A quick 0-100 mph (getting into it at around 30) blast in my Magnacharged
2010 Camaro SS. In
Manual mode, using Tapshift. Stabilitrak and traction control turned off.
Driving done by a stunt double in Mexico.
More info on the car and modifications at http://www.phantomss.com
Shot with a GoPro HD Hero camera and GoPro forehead mount.
2007 Ford Crown Victoria LX
This V8 powered full size car comes with all the power options, Premium CD
audio Sound system, electronic traction control, and leather seating. It
still has the remainder of the Factory Warranty. If you have any questions
call Mitchell Watts at 205.283.0075 or at firstname.lastname@example.org