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Feb 11, 2012 8:52AM
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Actually, the car most cops (probably) fear is the one broken down on the side of the road.  When all of the drivers drive past it, the "rubberneckers" cause all kinds of wrecks by taking their eyes off the road to see what is going on.
Mar 4, 2012 12:30PM
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Just about the dumbest article I've read lately.  
Feb 3, 2012 11:56AM
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While you might be able to lose an individual cruiser with any of these car, you can't outrun the radio though! Not to mention that they've called a dozen of thier buddies to help chase you as well.

 

Of these though, I like the Raptor and Rover for getaway cars....not as fast of the others, but getting offroad is a big plus...Crown Vics and Chargers aren't worth much in the dirt!

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 I'm a retired Federal law enforcement officer, and I have grave reservations about the title of this article. Don't forget that some younger folks may think that if they just had the correct car, the cops would never catch them. Great, what fun. Where do you mention that some jusridictions have charged drivers with SECOND DEGREE HOMICIDE when they ran and ended up killing someone (including a passenger)? There would be plenty of better titles to use. Most cars will do nearly 120 MPH, so if its freeway, the cops need to use the radio anyway. Plus, most cops are far better drivers than most thieves, and I have personally caught folks in MUCH faster cars just because the driver is not an experienced person. Want to spend the next TWENTY YEARS in prison from your one joy ride? just do what the article suggests you do. The author is an idiot. 
Feb 13, 2012 6:49AM
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It was nice learning a bit about each of these cars. Unfortunately, the article is mostly wrong as to which types of cars make cops' hearts "skip a beat". Fast, flashy cars are perfect to follow. All you would need is a police helicopter and a roadblock and you have your suspect. Police cars can take abuse and have speed that are often underestimated. However, cars that truly cause problems are the cars that you see most often, for exactly that same reason. It's like trying to track down a cab in NYC. Once you lose sight of it for a second, you may never find it again. But a nice flashy Bugati in between mini-vans and Chevy impalas? Doesn't take a genius to figure out which car to follow.
Feb 10, 2012 4:23PM
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Cops don't fear cars, what they fear is what the idiots who abuse these cars will do when they get behind the wheel drunk or sober. And besides, you can't outrun the radio or spike strips. Dumb article.
Feb 10, 2012 1:15PM
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Haven't built a car yet that can outrun a police radio.  What's the sense of out running the cops in a Buggatti, they can just wait at your house for you.  They don't sell that many.
Feb 9, 2012 3:51AM
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if on the interstate, the bear in the air will keep tabs whilst the other bears figure out how to corral your a$$.  If in a residential section, why then your just stupid for putting others in harm's way. 

Feb 10, 2012 8:39PM
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This is an ridiculous article a COP FEARS NO CAR unless he's about to get run over.  
Feb 10, 2012 12:38PM
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The only reason cops are afraid of these cars is because Mario Andretti wanna be's will get killed trying to outrun the police radios
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