Dubai police's Lamborghini Aventador patrol car

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49 Responses to “Dubai police's Lamborghini Aventador patrol car”

  1. Pat O'Brien says:

    No front bars on it… I’d love to see this thing try the PIT maneuver. 

  2. BookGuy says:

    The plus:  200+ mph top speed
    The minus: Criminals can evade you by taking roads with bumps larger than 1/4″ in height.

  3. millie fink says:

    Funny what happens to my money when I pour it into my gas tank.

  4. Brainspore says:

    That country is going to leave a lot of interesting artifacts for future archaeologists to puzzle over after the oil runs out. 

  5. Roy Benevidez says:

    This is due to the fact that 15% of those caught speeding are going 130mph or faster per the NPR story I heard this morning.

    http://www.npr.org/2013/04/12/177013142/police-in-dubai-adds-lamborghini-to-the-force

  6. I have only seen photos of Dubai, but it seems like this surreal toy city that is eerily vacant all the time.

    Can anyone who has actually been there verify or deny this? Are there actually any people in that place?

    • Dlo Burns says:

      I assume that when it gets 120F° plus everybody stays indoors.

    • desertstargazer says:

      I live and work here in Dubai (am American, lived in London the last 10 years).

      It is definitely “surreal” and has a lot of “toy” elements to it.

      But it is far from vacant and is absolutely heaving with activity.  It has one of the world’s busiest ports, busiest airports, is home to over 120 different nationalities, and is booming with construction everywhere.

      They say there are over 2 billion people within a five hour flight of here, and you see it everywhere.  I’ve never lived somewhere so diverse and mixed, and this includes New York and London.  

      So “surreal”, yes, but “vacant’, far from it.

    • Dubai is great, I went there lots of times and there is people out there lol

    • TimmyHaielWaid says:

      The place is full of people. Are you stupid? 
      I’ve been there twice. 
      Country’s beautiful.

  7. SomeGuyNamedMark says:

    This is what you have to buy to catch the bored rich kids racing their sports cars.

  8. sigdrifa says:

    Hmmm… is that Prowl or Barricade?

  9. Eark_the_Bunny says:

    The Italian State Police had a couple of Lamborghini donated to them a few years back.

    • toyg says:

      and they’ve already crashed one: http://aussieexotics.com/forum/lamborghini/italian-police-gallardo-crashed-5673.0.html

      I believe one UK constabulary at one point had a Ferrari, confiscated to some drug lord and promptly repurposed by Her Majesty’s finest, which was then driven over a cliff by some absolutely-not-drunk-nossah plod.

  10. anansi133 says:

    Whenever I see a souped-up muscle car in police livery, I expect a plump redneck with sunglasses and chewing tobacco behind the wheel. It really projects an image of trigger-happy TSA-grade police work. A boring old standard issue car is much preferable. If I ever see one of these in the rear view mirror, it’s all over.

  11. If you think Samuel`s story is great…, a month back my daughter in-law basically also broght in $9686 working a twelve hour week at home and their best friend’s step-mother`s neighbour done this for 10-months and earned more than $9686 part-time from their mac. use the information on this page………. ZOO80.ℂom

  12. DevinC says:

    Because reasons.

  13. feedbackscratch says:

    I understand the story is about Dubai and Lamborghinis, but Oklahoma’s police force also drive Dodge Chargers, and Chevy Camaros.  All of which seem unnecessary, and expensive.   

    • Chauncey Scott says:

      Cars have become overly expensive lately, but both law enforcement spec versions of those cars aren’t markedly higher than any other level of needed vehicle when all things are considered.

    • Dlo Burns says:

      Chargers & Camaros are still consumer class, a Lambo is in the halo ranks.

  14. I have seen Vail, CO cops in Volvos. The nicest I’ve seen in the states.

    • toyg says:

      Even a Lamborghini would automatically qualify as “the stupidest <something> in the world”, when driven by the pictured individual. He carries an infinite amount of stupidity on his own persona.

  15. Stupid why they can’t pay their workers and have such police cars. Or just give the money for those who need it instead of that useless toy car.

  16. intellijel . says:

    This oppulence is just more slaps in the face of the slaves they use for building all of their infrastructure. Checkout the Vice / BBC expose on the “Slaves of Dubai” quite heartbreaking

  17. ayanamidreamsequence says:

    Imagine this is so it is easier for them to catch all those fleet-footed migrant workers who are trying to escape the unending cycle of poverty and exploitation.

  18. yadayada says:

    I give ‘em a week until they total it.

  19. goopy says:

    Never once I felt compelled to this extent to become a cop. Do they take foreign applicant?

  20. sigismund says:

    Back in my day, Pursuit special units used to drive Ford Falcon XB…

  21. Leto_Atreides says:

    They can’t even put a suspect on the backseat. I guess all they do it give tickets or take bribes.

  22. Martin C says:

    Dubai people must have the smallest cocks in the world… they are always showing off with wasteful expensive things.

  23. Diogenes says:

    Sure, it’s all fun and flash until you have to stow the puking drunk.

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