Recent Articles #1

The Michigan State Police Ford Mustang
Michigan State Police Ford Mustang

The Michigan State Police Ford Mustang

Filed in Ford Mustang by on May 9, 2017 • views: 549

  This semi-retired ’92 Mustang SSP still serves an active role with the Michigan State Police In the more than 90 years of the MSP, tradition has infused its operations and public presence, perhaps no more visibly than the distinctive blue state police vehicles. Of course, the cars have changed with the times, but they’ve […]

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Recent Articles #2

The West Virginia State Police Turnpike Camaro’s
West Virginia State Police Camaro

The West Virginia State Police Turnpike Camaro’s

Filed in Chevy Camaro by on May 9, 2017 • views: 336

In the late 1980’s, the West Virginia State Police were patrolling the West Virginia Turnpike with Chevy Camaro’s. I’m not sure how many were used, or for how long, so if you have any information, please submit more info and or photos by using the blue CONTACT button at the bottom right of the page. […]

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1982 Ford Mustang SSP – Highly Pursued
1982 SSP Mustang - Highly Pursued

1982 Ford Mustang SSP – Highly Pursued

Filed in Ford Mustang by on May 8, 2017 • views: 277

  Imagine if you can, driving along California’s Pacific Coast Highway in your new Porsche 911. We’re talking 1982, so you’re cruising along at a pretty good clip knowing that the California Highway Patrol’s big Dodges are no match for your nimble sports car. Then imagine your surprise when your rearview mirror fills with the […]

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Frisco Texas SSP Mustang
Frisco Texas SSP Mustang

Frisco Texas SSP Mustang

Filed in Ford Mustang by on May 8, 2017 • views: 716

The Frisco Police Department (FPD) was established in 1965 to service what, at the time, was a very small farming community. Since that time, the city and its Police Department has grown tremendously. Their patrol cars have went through many changes during that time as well. One of FPD’s most unique patrol cars was a […]

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The 1985 Pennsylvania State Police Mustang
1985 Pennsylvania State Police Mustang

The 1985 Pennsylvania State Police Mustang

Filed in Ford Mustang by on May 8, 2017 • views: 291

  (PSP 1985 SSP Mustang owned by Fred Johnson) The Investigation: In 2011, I made contact with a SSP Mustang enthusiast that owns the 1985 Mustang shown above. The vehicle is claimed to be a 1985 SSP Mustang owned by the Pennsylvania State Police, and the owner claims to have a file of information he […]

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Utah Highway Patrol – The Mustang Years
Utah Highway Patrol - The Mustang Years

Utah Highway Patrol – The Mustang Years

Filed in Ford Mustang by on May 8, 2017 • views: 153

In July 1985, the Patrol added 25 Ford Mustangs to the fleet. The 302 cubic-inch V8, four-barrel, high performance engine produced 210 horsepower. Coupled with a five speed manual transmission, the Mustang could go from zero to 60 mph in 5.8 seconds and had a top speed of 135 mph. While administration was impressed by […]

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1993 Ford Mustang LX SSP – The Full Mountie – 93 SSP LX
RCMP SSP Mustang

1993 Ford Mustang LX SSP – The Full Mountie – 93 SSP LX

Filed in Ford Mustang by on May 8, 2017 • views: 217

  Stripped Of Official Bureaucracy, This SSP LX Finally Lets Loose Many of you know that, from 1982 through 1993, Ford manufactured a 5.0 notchback mainly for police or other “official” use, known as the Special Service Package. Some of you no doubt will have gained said knowledge firsthand-the hard way. This unique aspect of […]

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FHP Unmarked SSP Mustang views: 49

Just because you want to own and drive a SSP Mustang the way it was used in service, doesn’t mean you have to drive a ‘marked’ one. There are agencies out there that used the Mustangs as both marked, and unmarked patrol vehicles. Case in point is this 1992 calypso green Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) SSP […]

NYPD Ford Fusion Police Car views: 127

I’m sure you’re use to seeing patrol cars on this site from the 1980’s – 1990’s, so I thought I would throw you a curve ball. This is the NYPD (New York Police Department) 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid. It is not a police package or special service package car. So why does NYPD use them? […]

1993 Nevada Highway Patrol Ramcharger views: 122

This beautiful 1993 Nevada Highway Patrol Ramcharger is owned by ‘MoparMike23’. Mike is well known not only in the MOPAR community, but in the police car restoration community as well (NHPcars.com). Mike first saw the Ramcharger parked in the Nevada Highway Patrol’s storage lot in 2005. It had front end damage from a 1997 collision with […]

USAF SSP Mustang – Dragon Chaser views: 669

Riding a wingspan roughly as wide as a 10-story building is high, the U-2 pilot, insulated in a full pressurized flight suit and astronaut-like helmet, grips the stick and makes a final check on his alignment with the runway. The Lockheed spyplane is in the final seconds of a long, high-altitude recon mission overflying volatile […]