On Friday, police in the state of Michigan published the results of a study conducted in Detroit. The research was conducted by five vehicles, which have been equipped for police work.
Experts were selected three cars in sedan type: Dodge, Chevrolet and Ford and two SUV: Chevrolet and Ford.
One of the tests was acceleration to 60 miles per hour and to 100 miles per hour.
Among sedans best was the Ford Taurus Interceptor with a gasoline engine with 3.5 liters. Speed of 60 miles machine reached in 5.5 seconds, 100 mph at 13.5 seconds.
Chevrolet Caprice, which you can see in many American films as police cars, became the second with a result of 6.02 seconds to 60 mph and 14.3 seconds up to 100 miles per hour.
The worst result was shown by Ford Taurus. Its result at 60 miles per hour 6,34 second, and 100 miles per hour 13,7 seconds.
In off-road class were selected for the research, only two cars: Chevrolet Tahoe 3.5-liter engine and a Ford Explorer with the unit EcoBoost 3.5 liter.
Chevrolet Tahoe took speed of 60 miles at 8,22 seconds after start, Ford Explorer reached the same speed for 6,28 seconds. Acceleration to 100 miles per hour at SUV Ford Explorer took 15.5 seconds, and Chevrolet Tahoe took 22 seconds.
It is reported that this research was sponsored in part by Ford, which is developing a new family of vehicles for special services and police. Now it is known that off-road car will be built on the basis of the Ford Taurus. What car will be taken as a base for the sedan is unknown.
SUV will be equipped with two-liter turbo engine with the function of EcoBoost. The volume of the unit will be equal to 2 litres, and capacity will exceed 240 horsepower.
The main function of this car will not participate in special operations but movement of management of police departments, as well as administrative staff