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Skyjacker Suspensions’ Matchbox Police Ford F-350: SEMA 2016

While the vehicle pictured above looks rather toy-like, we have assurances from Ford that it is, in fact, a “fully-functioning police and tactical unit” and “the ideal law enforcement partner.”

Built by Skyjacker Suspensions for the annual SEMA Show currently in-progress in Las Vegas, this Ford F-350 Super Duty “Matchbox Police” truck is built around a stock 2017 F-350 XL SuperCrew with a 6.7-liter Power Stroke diesel and TorqShift 6-speed automatic. It has a MagnaFlow performance exhaust system for easier exhalation and a four-link, 8.5-inch lift kit from Skyjacker Suspensions, with LeDuc series front coilovers, M95 rear shocks, and a silver dual-steering stabilizer.

Twenty-inch American Force Wheels with custom powder coating and engraving sit at each of the four corners, surrounded by massive, 40-inch Nitto knobby tires. In short, it’s the perfect vehicle for chasing baddies through a rock-crawling course.

Of course, we’d be remiss if we didn’t talk about the Matchbox Police Ford F-350’s appearance. The truck is equipped with a 72-inch roof rack and premium front and rear bumpers from Fab Fours, plus a 54-inch LED lightbar and other accessories from Whelen Engineering. Rigid Industries furnished the 30-inch and 50-inch blue back-lit lights and rock lights. A Warn Zeon 12S winch and hook can be found up front, as can a set of custom blue headlamps from HIDprojectors. Bushwhacker fender flares, a Bedslide 1000 bed slide and guard rails, and an A.R.E. Accessories Z-series top pretty much round out the changes to this tactical Ford F-350’s exterior.

Inside, two-tone leather Tuscany seats with blue stitching and embroidery from Katzkin make the cockpit a nice place to sit, while a Lund Industries police console with armrest and swiveling laptop mount add some functionality. A Magellan eXplorist TRX7 off-road GPS system ensures that the law-enforcement officer at the wheel never gets lost, and 5.11 tactical breaching tools and tactical equipment can be found within the cabin.

Like Ford says, this is a “fully-functioning police and tactical unit.”

Skyjacker’s Matchbox Police Ford F-350 Super Duty is on display now at the 2016 SEMA Show in Las Vegas. If you have the means, go and check it out now before it’s all locked up.

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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  1. Terry Perkins

    Hi, Being a Matchbox collector in the UK is it possible to purchase the Ford F-350 Super Duty Sema show model.

    Regard’s, Terry Perkins.


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