I have nothing but good things to say about my ownership experience with my black police interceptor. This car has good power, turns heads, rides like a Cadillac and has been very reliable. Of course, the police package has beefed up components but from other reviews all Crown Vics seem to be well built. You can find these cars on the used car market cheap, and if you find a well kept P71, get it!
Power, looks, ride, room, "Moses effect" on the freeway.
DOHC Marauder motor would have been nice. Otherwise, hopefully Ford will keep building them so I can get another later down the road.