Police car

  • Nissan GT-R Police Pursuit

    Seeing the red and blue lights in your rearview mirror can cause a bit of mild terror. Were you speeding? Did you signal when you changed lanes? What did you do wrong? Now, if you're an actual serial bad person, maybe there's a serious reason for a cop to be on your tail. If that's the case, perhaps you start to think about mashing the throttle and shaking off the fuzz. If they're driving Police Pursuit #23, you have no chance. CHECK OUT: Italian Highway Patrol takes delivery of Lamborghini Huracán Polizia That's because Police Pursuit #23 is a Nissan GT-R that's been reimagined as a...

  • Lamborghini Huracán Polizia
    Italian Highway Patrol takes delivery of Lamborghini Huracán Polizia

    While it’s never a good idea anywhere in the world, it’s most certainly not a smart decision to blow by posted speed limits in Italy, because the Italian Highway Patrol has a really fast police car on its hands. Lamborghini handed over the keys to a brand new Huracán Polizia, the...

  • Tune it! Safe! 2017 Ford Mustang GT police car at 2017 Cologne Carnival parade
    Ford Mustang police car leads 2017 Cologne Carnival parade

    A 2017 Ford Mustang police car led the famous Rose Monday parade at this year’s Cologne Carnival. Ford has close links with the city of Cologne as it is where the automaker’s European headquarters and largest factory are located. The Mustang isn’t part of the regular police fleet...

  • 2017 Dodge Charger Pursuit
    2017 Dodge Charger Pursuit protects officers by watching their backs

    When you're not being followed by one, a cop car is a pretty interesting and fun machine. It's built to be durable and agile, and it usually packs a number of toys that us civilians don't get a chance to put in our cars. Dodge builds a police-spec Charger and the 2017 model is getting a standard...

  • Ford Police Interceptor Utility Rear Spoiler Traffic Warning Lights
    Ford Interceptor Utility can run with no roof lights thanks to new rear spoiler light bar

    Think you can spot a Ford Police Interceptor Utility (don't call it an Explorer) at a distance? That just got harder because a new rear light bar will let these cop SUVs run "slick top." In civilian speak, that means without a roof-mounted light bar. The new Rear Spoiler Traffic Warning Lights...

  • MobileStrike
    Deployable mobile tire spikes could stop you in your tracks

    Car chases of the future may be a lot shorter if MobileSpike gets its way. The startup firm is developing a deployable tire spike system that will allow police to get up close to a perpetrator's car and quickly flatten its tires. MobileSpike won't require officers to plan ahead by throwing spikes...

  • British police test the 2016 Ford Mustang GT

    It might be as American as apple pie, but the Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] Mustang looks surprisingly correct swathed in the distinctive neon Battenburg paint scheme of the British police. Ford's pony car is being "assessed" by police forces in the United Kingdom as a potential patrol car. British police cars aren't exactly known for their style, but the country's rozzers do tend to select something with a little more oomph than many other European countries. Typical police cruisers have included turbocharged Volvo XC70 and BMW 330d wagons lately, but the police have also used Land Rovers in...

  • Barricade Ford Mustang police car from 'Transformers: The Last Knight'
    Transformers 5's Barricade revealed as Ford Mustang cop car

    Director Michael Bay has revealed a new vehicle mode for one of the giant robots in the fifth Transformers movie currently under filming, Transformers: The Last Knight. The vehicle mode is for the Decepticon Barricade who in previous movies was represented by a fifth-generation Ford Motor Company...

  • LAPD BMW i3
    LAPD picks BMW i3 over Tesla Model S: Here's why

    The Los Angeles Police Department will buy 100 BMW i3 electric cars for non-emergency use. The LAPD announced plans for this order last year, when it took delivery of an i3 and a Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S for testing. It turns out officers preferred the i3. ALSO SEE: 2017 Volvo S90 first...

  • Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department's Nissan 370Z fleet
    Nissan 370Z enlisted by police in Tokyo

    Nissan has handed over three 370Z coupes to the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department to show its support for the men and women in service in the Japanese capital. They feature a black and white livery as well as flashing lights, and if you look closely you’ll also notice the Nissan badge at...

  • Jay Leno's Garage: 1961 Dodge Polara CHP
    Jay Leno looks for perps in '61 Dodge Polara police car

    It's the one kind of car you'll see every single day that we guarantee you wouldn't pass up the chance to drive: A police car. There's no question that Jay Leno is living just about every car enthusiast's dream with his Jay Leno's Garage web series. In this latest episode, he checks out a 1961...

  • LAPD tries out Tesla Model S P85D
    LAPD tests out Tesla Model S as patrol car

    If Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] gets its way, the next set of flashing lights in your rearview mirror very well could be attached to a high-zoot electric car. The California electric car brand has loaned a pair of Model S P85Ds to the Los Angeles Police Department for testing purposes. ALSO SEE...

  • 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio delivered to Italy’s Carabinieri police

    Alfa Romeo’s long-awaited Giulia entered production a few weeks ago and one of the first to get their hands on the svelte sedan is Italy’s famous Carabinieri. The Italian police force is no stranger to impressive cars. Though nothing on the scale of the police cars officers in Dubai enjoy, there have been some impressive rides in the Carabinieri fleet over the years, including a Lamborghini and a Lotus. We can now add the 505-horsepower Giulia Quadrifoglio to the list. Two of the high-performance Giulias were handed over during a recent ceremony in Rome attended by Fiat Chrysler...

  • 2016 Ford F-150 Special Service Vehicle
    Ford's F-150 pickup reports for police duty

    Perpetrators now have another vehicle to look out for. The Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] F-150, America's best-selling vehicle, will soon be available in a police-oriented configuration. The F-150 Special Service Vehicle fulfills a unique duty for police departments in need of something both capable...

  • Ford’s no profile police car light bar
    Speeders beware: Ford develops stealthy light bar for cop cars

    Since the demise of the Crown Vic, Ford Motor Company’s [NYSE:F] range of Interceptor police vehicles based on the Taurus and Explorer have been gaining in popularity, especially the latter because of its tall ride height and roomier, more practical cabin. Ford has now made the Explorer...

  • Ford Police Interceptor Utility equipped with Type IV ballistic protection
    Ford police cars offer protection against armor-piercing bullets

    Stopping perpetrators and protecting police officers just became even bigger business at Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F]. The automaker announced today that its Police Interceptor sedan and utility models will both be available with ballistic panels capable of protecting the vehicle's occupants from...

  • Dubai Police’s Porsche 918 Spyder, 2015 Dubai Motor Show
    Dubai Police Add Porsche 918 Spyder To Growing Supercar Fleet

    Following the reveal of the three hybrid supercars from Ferrari [NYSE:RACE], McLaren and Porsche back in 2013, it seemed that the 918 Spyder, the heaviest and least powerful of the cars, would be the slowest. Now that independent tests pitting the cars against each other are finally being run...

  • 2015 Dodge Charger Pursuit
    Driving A Police Car: Six Things You Should Know

    Disclaimer: Kids, it's a federal offense to impersonate an officer. Don't try this at home. Let's be real: The 13-year-old me squealed and giggled a bit when I was handed the keys to a 2015 Dodge Charger Pursuit. Oh, the amount of trouble I could get in—and how quickly I could land myself in...

  • LAPD Tesla Model S

    Los Angeles is looking a bit greener today. No, it's not because the city's finally solved its ongoing (lack of) water issues. Instead, the LAPD is adding a whole bunch of electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles to its fleet. Alongside the 128 plug-ins, the 160 electric vehicles make up the largest city-leased EV fleet in the nation. In addition to the large fleet of unnamed EV models, the Police Department is also receiving a Tesla Model S P85D and a BMW i3 as loaner cars. ALSO SEE: Porsche Mission E Is A Mid-Size Electric Sedan With 310-Mile Range, 15-Minute Charging: Live Photos And Video...

  • Lykan Hypersport joins the Abu Dhabi police force. Image via zero2turbo.
    Lykan Hypersport Joins Abu Dhabi Police Fleet

    The ever-impressive fleet of the Abu Dhabi Police has just gotten significantly more impressive: it has added the $3.4 million Lykan Hypersport. With a promised 770 horsepower and 737 pound-feet of torque from a 3.8-liter flat-six Porsche engine (from famed tuner RUF), and a choice of a six-speed...

  • Dubai Police 2015 GMC Sierra 1500
    2015 GMC Sierra Pickup Joins Dubai Police Fleet

    Dubai’s ever-growing police fleet includes everything from a humble Mustang right up to million-dollar autos such as the Aston Martin One-77 and Bugatti Veyron. Now it’s also got a pickup, in this case a 2015 GMC Sierra. DON'T MISS: 2016 Chevrolet Camaro Leaked This photo was uploaded...

  • Dubai shows off its police fleet at night
    Dubai Police Fleet Shows Off At Night: Video

    When one of the wealthiest cities in the world decides to flaunt its stuff, the flaunting is impressive. When that city is Dubai, and the stuff being flaunted is a fleet of supercar police cars, it’s not just impressive. It’s intimidating. DON'T MISS: Dubai Wants To Ban Poor People From...

  • 2015 Lexus RC F police car in Dubai
    Lexus RC F Added To Dubai Police Fleet

    The 2015 Lexus RC F is the latest car to be added to the ever-growing pantheon of exotic machinery that is the fleet of the Dubai Police force. DON'T MISS: Jeep Driver Out-Jerks Corvette Driver’s Jerk Parking Job: Video The 467-horsepower RC F police car won’t exactly be speeding after...

  • 2013 Ford Police Interceptor concept
    New Ford Monitoring System Keeps Tabs On Cops

    Have you ever slammed on the brakes at the sight of a police car and wondered what it would be like to turn the tables on the people with the radar guns? Now, there's a new bit of technology that does just that. Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] has announced a new telematics system for police cars that...

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