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By The Numbers: Police Cars of the World

BY THE NUMBERS POLICE CARS of the world CARABINIERI ALFA ROMEO GIULIA 1300 CARAB RONTOINTERVENTO CARABINIERI El-464061 1971 oltaly This funky car was used by the Italian police in 1971. It had a four-cylinder engine with two twin-choke carburetors, a five-speed manual transmission, independent front suspension with an anti-roll bar, live rear axle suspension with telescopic dampers and coil springs, and four-wheel disc brakes. POLICE ARIEL ATOM 350 8 United Kingdom Hailing from James Bond country is the Ariel Atom. Not just any Atom car from the land of MI6, but the newest version, a 3.5R model. The car comes equipped with 350 hp, weighs just 1,400 pounds, and goes from 0 to 60 mph in 2.5 seconds. Now, that's fast! 2OLICE SLOTUS EVORA S CC:CK-313 72 o Ltaly Another va-va-voom car for the Italian Carabinieri that is used in only Rome & Milan. The car has a portable refrigeration compartment behind the front seats in order to transport vital organs and blood during medical emergencies. Lotus is training the drivers on a high speed driving track since driving this car requires advanced skillI. Drivers better be able to handle the 172 mph, 3.5 liter, mid-mounted V6 sports car. POLICE CAPARO TI POLICE $1.5 million United Kingdom This car has a $1.5 million price tag and what the British police gets for that elevated price is a Formula l car that is legal to drive on British streets. The mid-mounted 3.5-liter turbocharged V8 pumps out 575 hp and 310 Ib-feet of torque. With a six-speed sequential transmission, the Tl can accelerate to 60 mph in less than 2.5 seconds. Certainly, fast enough to catch a thief! HSV GTS HIGHWAY PATROL Police V8 8 Australia The New South Wales Police has the fastest car in Australia. It's a supercharged 6.2-liter V8, reaching the speed limit in just 4.3 seconds, and it will not allow any bandits to escape when this vehicle is on patrol. 2OLICE AUDI R8 G TR POLA HanKoOK 640 OGermany The modified model suits the German police force just fine. Equipped with an awesome 640 hp engine, 19-inch alloys, carbon ceramic brakes, sport exhaust and suspension, plus a set of Hella RTK-7 police roof lights. If you're cruising on an autobahns and they pull you over, you shouldn't try to outrun one, as you will lose. LAMBORGHINI AVENTADOR LP 700-4 POLICE 217 United Arab Emirates The richest countries in the world has embraced fast cars and super yachts at a neck-breaking pace. This swift 12-cylinder beauty can reach 217 mph in the nick of time. Considering the high number of super-cars in the Emirates, this car is meant to serve as a deterrent for those super rich drivers who think they can break the speed limit in their high-powered vehicles. TOLICE SPYKER SPYDER LITIE 187 8 Netherlands The C8 car is a hand-built roadster powered by an Audi 4.2-liter V-8. Several versions are offered with one at 400 hp that is able to reach 187 mph. Another model is a street legal version of the Le Mans C8 race car with an optional 600 hp engine. The elegant convertible can even allow cops to sunbathe during the five days a year the country actually has sunshine. CENTRICITYMAG.WORLDCAR.COM | www.WORLDCAR.COM %24

By The Numbers: Police Cars of the World

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Police cars of the world are not always the black boxes trailing you down the roads with their shiny rack of flashing reds and blues. Sometimes they can be shaped like a Formula One sports car and cha...

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