Ford remade a van to transport prisoners

January 18, 2015 at 10:38 pm

In Hanover, the exhibition of commercial vehicles, Ford introduced the van to transport prisoners. Transit van was named Prisoner Transport Vehicle (PTV). It was developed in cooperation with police and specialized company from Pennsylvania.

Based on the full-size vans Transit, the paddy wagon can carry up to 12 prisoners in three separate prisons. For each detainee provide space for not the most comfortable-looking “bench” and, of course, the system of special “safety belt”. Van cargo compartment is divided into three separate zones of the same with three separate inputs – one side and two in the rear.
Area for employees, ie front, notable for a large remote control everyone and everything, plus a radio station with all the attendant poliskarovskimi attributes.

Prisoner Transport Vehicle pics

Prisoner Transport Vehicle picture

While the new police car is declared as a prototype, which can be equipped with powerful petrol engines (3.5-liter V6 EcoBoost power of 310 hp, 3.7-liter V6 in the 275 troops) and 3.2-liter 5 power Stroke diesel engine cylinder producing 185 hp Transmission – 6-step “automatic”. The prospect of the production version of the model looks more than real: Ford – a recognized provider of police vehicles.

Prisoner Transport Vehicle pics

Prisoner Transport Vehicle image

The new Transit is the latest example of Ford’s deep commitment to law enforcement authorities. This concept proves that the Transit meets the most stringent standards,” – says marketing expert Jonathan Ford Honeycutt. – “Many members of the police advisory council already had the opportunity to drive this car, and they loved it. The new car is solid, smart and efficient. In other words, it is ideal for the needs of the police.”