4. Lamborghini Aventador (UAE)- 217 mph / 349 kmh $450,000 USD
In 2013, the Emirati state of Dubai’s added the Lamborghini Aventador to its fleet of law enforcement vehicles, to the envy of all sports car enthusiasts around the globe. Some have indeed commented that this is a deliberate gesture to confirm the emirate’s opulence and economic strength. On the other hand, the Emirates is known to be home to a number of high-wealth individuals, who typically have fast and expensive cars. So the law in Dubai may need to keep up with some pretty fast and flashy motor enthusiasts. The Aventador boasts a V12 engine, a maximum speed of 217mph and an acceleration which goes from zero to 60mph in a mere 2.9 seconds The car is however, used mostly as a PR and marketing prop, rather than a standard patrol car.
3. Bugatti Veyron (UAE) -253 mph / 407 kmh $1.6 Million
One of the latest supercars to join the Dubai’s fleet of law enforcement vehicles is the Bugatti Veyron. This news really made the headlines in the Emirates, as well as all over the world, since the Veyron can reach up to 430 kph making it the fastest street-legal car in the world and certainly the fastest in the Dubai Police’s fleet. While the car retains a smooth, modern and elegant appearance, it houses a monstrous quad turbo, 16-cylinder engine, which enables it to produce over 1,000 horsepower and at $1.6 million apiece it has a price tag to match its power. The car, which is one of the most recognizable in the world, can accelerate to 100kph in a flash of 2.7 seconds.
2. Aston Martin One-77 (UAE) – 221 mph / 356 kmh $1.8 million USD
The Emirati Police get a touch of Bond style, with an Aston Martin One-77 being added to their fleet of vehicles. The One-77 is aptly names for only having a limited run of 77 cars, each going for a cool $1.8 million. The super car boasts a carbon fiber-body with a top speed of 220 mph. The elegant sleek and powerful car is being used mainly as a deterrent for anyone foolish enough to even think of breaking the speed-limit. The Emirati Police’s One-77 will also be used as a PR prop, to promote tourism to Dubai.