Mercury is coming out with a hot rod version of the G.M. called the Marauder. Imagine a Mercury version of the Chevy Impala SS and you've got it. Do an internet search to see pix and info. That tells me that Ford still sees value in the car and as long as sales are stable and profitable, Ford will keep making them.
Then there's the cop market that needs a car like this. If General Motors or someone introduces a car that is significantly cheaper or better than a Crown Vic, that might be the deciding factor between life and extinction. Currently Chevy offers a police package Impala that is gaining in popularity but the Crown Vic still makes up about 70-80% of all police sales
They do tend to drop in value in the first couple years but prices stabilize after that. The biggest market is Florida so if you're buying used you may want to shop there for best selection and condition.
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