Ford Granada Mark II Traffic Cars

Brian Homans

Ford Granada Mark II, CVW 675T. One of the first issued to Northern Traffic Base
Ford Granada Mark II, DNO 64T, another early issue to Northern Traffic Base.
1982 Ford Granada, CVX 968X, brand new and polished.
CVX 968X rear view.
CVX 986X and the Royal Rolls Royce, 8/7/1982

In 1977 Ford brought out the Mark II Granada. Hertfordshire Police had never used the Mark 1 version, although several other forces had. Several of of the new cars with a 2.8i V6 engine were purchased from 1978 onwards and this Mark II model proved to be a very popular and reliable workhorse.
I drove all the cars shown here, but have particularly fond memories of using CVX 968X on 8th July 1982 to escort HM the Queen and HRH Prince Philip on a Royal visit to several locations in the county. PC Peter Reeve was my driver for that day and it was a wonderful experience.

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