Amid the news that the 2008 Ford Crown Vic has been relegated to fleet vehicle status is word that the 4.6L V8 powering the Police Interceptor will be flexible-fuel compatible, meaning that all the '08-model Crown Victoria cop cars will be able to drink from the E85 pond. This is great for municipalities located in areas where the biofuel is readily available (assuming they buy any of the new cars). In other areas, such as this writer's Northeastern habitat, it probably won't make much of a diff
With Ford readying one or more special-edition Mustangs to slot in between the GT and the Shelby GT500, there is a need for an engine that will bridge the gap between the SOHC 4.6L's 300 HP, and the supercharged DOHC 5.4L's 500 HP. And it's impossible to ignore the fact that the Mustang GT will soon be bringing a knife to the gunfight, with both the Chevy Camaro and Dodge Challenger threatening to hit the streets with over 400 HP.