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Really hot and most expensive police cars

Last updated on: August 14, 2014 16:50 IST

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The fleet of police cars in Middle East is unbelievable. You name the most expensive cars and there are chances that one of the police departments in these countries has it.

These plush cars are not really used for hot pursuits or ferrying criminals. According to media reports, the idea behind using expensive cars is to boost tourism and enhance the country’s image.

These cars are mostly driven as patrol cars at tourist places. Visitors are amaze to see policeman or policewoman stepping out of a Ferrari or Lamborghini.

Let’s take a look at some of the plush cars police force use around the world.

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Image: A police officer stands near an Aston Martin car used by Dubai police.
Photographs: Ahmed Jadallah/Reuters

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Bugatti Veyron

Which city police owns it: Dubai

Ex-showroom price in India: Rs 12.54 crore

Top speed attained: 408.47 kmph

Acceleration: 0-100 kmph in 2.5 seconds

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Image: Image grab from Dubai Police video.
Photographs: Courtesy, Dubai Police YouTube Channel

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Ferrari FF

Which city police owns it: Dubai

Ex-showroom price in India: Rs 3.40 crore

Top speed attained: 335 kmph

Acceleration: 0-100 kmph in 3.7 seconds

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Image: Police officer Badrya Salem AlSowaidi walks near a Ferrari police car.
Photographs: Jumana El-Heloueh/Reuters
Tags: Dubai , India

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McLaren 12C

Which city police owns it: Dubai

Ex-showroom price in India: NA (In the UK the new 12C Spider will be priced from Rs 1.67 crore according to TopGearIndia)

Top speed attained: 329 kmph

Acceleration: 0-100 kmph in 3.3 seconds and 3.15 seconds with Corsa tyres

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Image: Image grab from Dubai Police Video.
Photographs: Courtesy, Dubai Police YouTube Channel

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Lamborghini Aventador

Which city police owns it: Dubai

Ex-showroom price in India: Starts at Rs 4.84 crore

Top speed attained: 350 kmph

Acceleration: 0-100 kmph in 2.9 seconds

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Image: A Lamborghini Aventador, a model used by Dubai police, is seen on patrol in Dubai.
Photographs: Ahmed Jadallah/Reuters

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Aston Martin One-77

Which city police owns it: Dubai

Price in India: About Rs 20 crore (according to a report in The Hindu newspaper)

Top speed attained: 354 kmph

Acceleration: 0-100 kmph in under 3.7 seconds

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Image: An Aston Martin car used by Dubai police.
Photographs: Ahmed Jadallah/Reuters

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Ford Mustang

Which city police owns it: Dubai

Ex-showroom price in India: NA (Manufacturer Suggest Retail Price in the US is $23,600 - $36,100)

Top speed: 250 kmph (estimated)

Acceleration: 0-100 kmph in around 6.5 seconds

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Photographs: Courtesy, Ford Middle East

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BMW M6

Which city police owns it: Dubai

Ex-showroom price in India: starts at Rs 1.68 crore (for BMW M Series M6 Gran Coupe)

Top speed: 250 kmph

Acceleration: 0-100 kmph in 4.2 seconds

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Image: Image grab from Dubai Police Video.
Photographs: Courtesy, Dubai Police YouTube Channel
Tags: Dubai , India

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Mercedes Benz SLS AMG

Which city police owns it: Dubai

Ex-showroom price in India: NA (Manufacturer Suggest Retail Price in the US is $221,580)

Top speed attained: 328 kmph (for SLS AMG GT Final Edition - 2014 according to Wikipedia)

Acceleration: 0-60 mph (0 - 97 kmph) in 3.2 seconds (for SLS AMG GT Final Edition - 2014 according to Wikipedia)

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Image: A police officer stands near a Mercedes car used by Dubai police.
Photographs: Ahmed Jadallah/Reuters

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Bentley Continental GT

Which city police owns it: Dubai

Ex-showroom price in India: Starts at Rs Rs 1.65 crore

Top speed attained: 318kmph

Acceleration: 0-100 kmph in 4.5 seconds

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Image: Image grab from Dubai Police Video.
Photographs: Courtesy, Dubai Police YouTube Channel

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Lamborghini Gallardo

Which city police owns it: Italy

Ex-showroom price in India: NA

Top speed attained: 320 kmph

Acceleration: 0-100 kmph in 3.9 seconds

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Image: A Lamborghini "Gallardo LP560-4 Polizia" chase car is shown before its donation to the Italian state police by the automaker.
Photographs: Ho New/Reuters

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Lamborghini Gallardo

Which city police owns it: LAPD

Ex-showroom price in India: NA

Top speed attained: 320 kmph

Acceleration: 0-100 kmph in 3.9 seconds

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Photographs: Courtesy, LAPD's Instagram

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Maserati GranCabrio

Which police owns it: Dutch

Ex-showroom price in India:

Top speed: 285 kmph

Acceleration: 0-100 kmph in 5.2 seconds

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Photographs: Courtesy, Maserati

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BMW M5

Which police owns it: German

Ex-showroom price in India: Starts at Rs 1.02

Top speed: 250 kmph

Acceleration: 0–100 kmph in 4.3 seconds

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Photographs: Courtesy, BMW
Tags: India

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KTM X-Bow R

Which police owns it: Monaco

Ex-showroom price in India: NA (According to TopSpeed base price for the cars is $88,500 in the US)

Top speed: 231 km/h

Acceleration: 0-100 kmph in 3.9 seconds

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Photographs: Courtesy, KTM

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Porsche Panamera

Which police owns it: Qatar

Ex-showroom price in India: Rs 1.21 crore

Top speed attained: 259 kmph

Acceleration: 0-100 kmph in 6.3 seconds

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Photographs: Courtesy, Porsche

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Lamborghini Murcielago LP640

Which police owns it: United Kingdom

Ex-showroom price in India: NA

Top speed attained: 340 kmph (According to CarDekho.com)

Acceleration: 0-100 kmph in 3.8 second (According to CarDekho.com)

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Photographs: Edward Betts/Wikimedia Commons

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Mercedes Benz Brabus Rocket CLS

Which police owns it: Germany

Ex-showroom price in India: NA

Top speed attained: 365.7 kmph (according to Wikipedia)

Acceleration: 0-100 kmph in 3.2 seconds (according to Wikipedia)

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Photographs: Markus.martin2003/Wikimedia Commons

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Lotus Evora S

Which city police owns it: Italy

Ex-showroom price in India:

Top speed attained: 286 kmph

Acceleration: 0–100 kmph in 4.6 seconds


Photographs: Francesco Crippa/Wikimedia Commons

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