TweetDoes the SFPD drive its big Ford Crown Victorias ‘neath the first reinforced concrete bridge built in America just to chat with area drug dealers? Yes, yes it does. Officers just drive past the world’s smallest lake (sadly just two-star rated) and then under Kezar Drive. Click to expand And then they hang a left to do a little [...]
It's not a huge surprise Ford has kept most of the police car market even after the Crown Victoria was discontinued. But what looked like the heir apparent, the Taurus in a police uniform, is being outsold by the Ford Explorer-based Police Interceptor Utility. America loves its SUVs. Read more...
When Ford killed off the Crown Victoria Police Interceptor, the police car market was left wide open. But the Blue Oval appears to have managed to brought a suitable replacement to market, though it’s not the traditional three-box police sedan. Many departments found the Dodge Charger too cramped and the Chevrolet Caprice a tough sell […]
Future reference for anyone behind the wheel of a Ford Crown Victoria police car: The emergency brake is located near the pedals.
TweetNo no, even better, I’ll get me a Crown Victoria rental car, paint “STREET” on the side and then take it up to Sonoma Raceway for a few laps. Click to expand IRL, I’d be embarrassed to drive this rig around…
TweetPer Angelfire(!) website Copa Lowrider “Patrol Car 1130 – 1991 Crown Victoria. In 1994, a patrol police car was converted into the first Lowrider Police Car in the nation. This program was created to develop better relations and to bridge the gap between youths, citizens of Oakland and the Oakland Police Department. It is also a [...]
David Crown and the Choir of Somerville College, Oxford, perform Victoria's "O magnum mysterium":...
Discovered on Southeby’s Realty…, this property, considered Victoria’s crown jewel of waterfront estates reanimates Victorian design, placing it in a contemporary context. Set in a remote, drawn cove, with an excess of 700 feet of beachfront,...Show More Summary
Much like the fashion industry itself, this year's search trends for top designers were ever-evolving. In the U.S., fashion icon and designer Victoria Beckham took the crown as the most-searched fashion designer of 2013, while former...Show More Summary
It turns out that all of the glitz and warm, fuzzy memories held within the 1999 Posh-Becks "wedding tiara" just aren't worth $40,000. According to WWD, the crown Victoria Beckham wore to marry David "failed to meet its reserve price" (a.k.a. did not sell) when it went up for auction... More »
She just strutted down the runway during the 2013 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show and now GQ Australia selected Jessica Hart to be this year's Woman of the Year. In the publication's 2013 Men of the Year issue, the 27-year-old stunner...Show More Summary
By now you've probably heard that Adam Levine -- Maroon 5 frontman, "The Voice" judge and soon-to-be husband of Victoria's Secret model Behati Prinsloo -- was crowned People magazine's "Sexiest Man Alive." A solid choice, sure, when you consider that in Levine's mind, he's been holding that title for 34 years straight. Show More Summary
Victoria Beckham keeps it chic while attending Kelly Hoppen’s Design Course: How To Achieve the Home of Your Dreams Book Launch Party at Belgraves Hotel on Monday (November 18) in London, England. Last week, the 39-year-old English fashion designer showed off her long legs while attending a presentation for her Spring Summer Collection 2014 in [...]
It has been years since the last Ford Crown Victoria rolled off the assembly line, but these body-on-frame sedans are still the most recognizable police cars in the US. Volvo is making a strong push in hopes that its XC70 can attain the same level of success as a global police car. Show More Summary
The ?fairytale? gold and diamond crown tiara worn by Victoria Adams for her marriage to David Beckham, made by acclaimed jewellery designer Slim Barrett, is to be sold in the Fine Jewellery sale at Bonhams, New Bond Street on 5th December. Show More Summary
It's never easy to create a new version of something that already exists in a given market. Take, for example, the police car. For decades, the Ford Crown Victoria has been the king of the cop cruiser hill. Unfortunately, the Panther platform was retired, which mean't no new Crown Vics were on the way. Other automakers stepped to the plate to...
Back in 1999, when they were known simply as Posh and Becks and had matching haircuts, Victoria Adams and David Beckham wed in a lavish ceremony at Luttrellstown Castle in Ireland. The bride wore a tight white dress and a £10,000 crown (about $16,000); the groom reportedly planned to wear an ivory suit,... More »
An exquisite Torah Crown which has been exhibited on loan for many years in the Sacred Silver and Stained Glass Galleries at the Victoria and Albert Museum is to be sold as part of the Distinguished Designs and Post-War Silver sale at Bonhams, Knightsbridge on 20 November. Show More Summary
Maybe the royals really are just like us! As it turns out, we're not the only ones who've fallen hard for Isabel Marant for H&M - Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden made an official visit to Cambridge in a stylish and affordable ensemble that included a very familiar looking jacket and heels. Show More Summary
The Swedish royal family gathered at The Royal Palace in Stockholm to celebrate King Carl Gustaf's 40th Jubilee on Sunday, with an adorable appearance from Princess Estelle, the 1-year-old daughter of Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel. Show More Summary