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UK Police Reportedly Evaluating The Ford Mustang

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Earlier, photo evidence of a UK police-liveried Ford Mustang being transported on the back of a truck surfaced on social media, fueling questions as to whether the car had been green-lit for official police duty, or it was simply a publicity stunt.

It didn’t take long for website Motoring Research to uncover the truth: the Ford Mustang in-question was nothing more than a concept, dolled-up to go on display at the National Association of Police Fleet Managers (NAPFM) trade show. However, the story doesn’t end there, as the website also learned that police in the United Kingdom are reportedly evaluating the Ford Mustang for official duty.

“Most forces already run Ford vehicles, so the support network is there and in-use backup will be simple to call upon – which isn’t always the case for high-performance vehicles,” a Ford spokesperson told Motoring Research. The Ford Mustang’s combination of low purchase price, performance, and easy serviceability might make it an attractive addition for many UK police forces.

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As for the police-liveried Ford Mustang whose face was spread far and wide on social media, “it’s a pre-production car, so we’ll probably have to crush it at some point – it can’t be driven on the road,” remarked the spokesperson. “We are, however, investigating whether there’s any possibility of us keeping it purely as a showcase model – we really think it would be a shame to scrap it…”

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Written by Aaron Brzozowski

Aaron Brzozowski is a writer and motoring enthusiast from Detroit with an affinity for '80s German steel. He is not active on the Twitter these days, but you may send him a courier pigeon.

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