Ford Police Interceptor Gets Trick Rear Spoiler With Warning Lights [w/Video]

Ford is debuting Rear Spoiler Traffic Warning Lights to go with the Front Interior Visor Light Bar on their Police Interceptor Utility, while also making the SUV more “undercover-friendly”.

The new lighting system uses LED technology situated into the vehicle’s rear spoiler, providing law enforcement with an effective tool to alert drivers of emergency situations.

When deactivated, the lights are difficult to spot if you’re somebody approaching from the rear, which means the Interceptor can blend in more easily with other traffic.

“Aftermarket light bars can impede visibility by hanging down over the glass,” said Stephen Tyler, Ford police brand marketing manager. “Our fully programmable Rear Spoiler Traffic Warning Lights are integrated into the spoiler, so agencies get their bright red, blue and amber LEDs with no compromise to rear visibility.”

When on, the new warning lights flash alternating bright red and blue bars in the rear spoiler, though they can also alternate for red/red, blue/blue or amber – providing drivers with directional signaling.

“Together with our front visor light bar, Rear Spoiler Traffic Warning Lights offer a fully integrated solution for agencies wishing to minimize the presence of their police vehicles,” added Arie Groenveld, chief program engineer, Ford police programs. “While signaling to drivers of an upcoming emergency situation, it constitutes a clear safety benefit for officers and the public.”

This new feature, available with a limited factory warranty from Ford, can now be ordered for the 2017 Police Interceptor Utility.



  • BGM

    I’m having a hard time getting excited over a vehicle whose driver’s raison d’etre is to give me tickets.

  • Paul Webster

    Overkill. Me no like.

  • dubfun

    That’s not fair. They should be required to have the old gumball lights on top of the vehicle. It’s bad enough when a civilian, black or dark grey Edge pulls up behind me and I wonder if it’s the HP. Pretty sneaky!!

  • ronjon400

    My escort redline can pick them out pretty well

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