Police Cruisers Around the World

by Admin on May 26, 2014

A few weeks ago I came across an article from Complex Magazine with photos of police cruisers from around the world and I had to know what else was out there. Note – these are not your standard police cruisers; these are used for a variety of roles including Aggressive Driving Education as well as Pursuit and Patrol.

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A few particular models piqued my attention, such as the 2009 Porsche 911S, which is part of Germany’s police fleet. This police cruiser  was made by TechArt for the Essen Motor Show. At the time it was unveiled, it was considered the world’s fastest police car. This model of the Porsche 911S features a 6-cylinder engine with a whopping 500 hp and top speed of over 186 mph (299 kmh).

In an ode to my own home province, this Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) cruiser below was part of a charity fundraiser for Sick Kids Hospital. Lo’ and behold the Maserati QuattroPorte. This cruiser features a 4.2 L engine, plus the top speed is 171 mph (275 km/h.) The OPP does not have this listed as part of their fleet, so we can assume that this beauty only comes out on special occasions. However, a Dodge Charger is a common site patrolling the roads.

Dubai has an amazing fleet of various high-end models in their police lineup, including a Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4, a Ferrari FF, a Chevrolet Camaro SS, a Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, a Bentley Continental GT, a limited edition Aston Martin One-77, a Ford Mustang GT, a BMW M6 Gran Coupé, a Brabus G63 AMG, a Bugatti Veyron, an Audi R8, a Nissan GT-R, and a McLaren MP4-12C!

Check out the Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 below, which is equipped with an 700 PS 6.5 litre 60-Degrees V12 engine.

Lamborghini Aventador police car (c) Dubai PoliceAfter all my research, I believe that my favourite of all the police cruisers has to be this beast, which boasts 700 horsepower. They say everything is bigger in Texas, and I guess that’s true when your police force is cruising around in a Hummer! Under this hood you’ll find a 7.0L supercharged V8 engine.

It’s clear that police forces have gone beyond your common road warrior to protect us, even so far from the norm as the Renault F1 police cruiser. This particular model is used in London, England. I think it might be a little much, don’t you?

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