There’s no other major city in the world that uses the type of Luxury car like Dubai police. remember that Dubai is a city and emirate in the United Arab Emirates known for its luxury lifestyle of all kinds, ultramodern architecture, and lively nightlife scene.
Dubai Police comes under the jurisdiction of the ruler of Dubai, and they cover an area of 4,114 square kilometers and a population of 2.8 million people.
If you have ever been to Dubai you should be able to understand that Nigeria police still have a long way to go in other to get 10% level of Dubai police settings and Luxurious lifestyle, in Nigeria most Police complete and sound police cars are own by a private escort with top individuals or a politician.
Even when Government acquires new and sound vehicles for the Nigeria Police, check back in few weeks the vehicle will look as if it was purchase in ages pass – I don’t know why is always like that, Oya let me take you to Dubai for the first time, Let’s see the list of top vehicle police uses in daily operation.
The Bugatti Veyron is currently the fastest Police car in the world, and it can go from 0 to 60 mph in 2.46 seconds! Why is it so fast? Its engines are standard, with an 8.0 Litre V16 gasoline-powered engine, producing a horsepower of 1,200, giving 15mph on the highway, and 7mph on the city roads. The engine of this car has 64 valves and four turbochargers. The Dubai Police known for stocking up on the best Police cars have this in their fleet and the only other two cars which come close to it are the Dodge Demon police concept car and the Bugatti Cheron. The Bugatti Veyron costs between N765 million – N1.4 billion.
The Ferrari LaFerrari is made of a 6.3 Litre V12 engine that produces a top speed of 217 mph. Dubai’s Ferrari LaFerrari reaches a maximum of 950 horsepower as a result of its HY-KERS system which electrically gives the engine some boost. The electric system gives the rear axle a horsepower of 161, so the car is still able to drive extremely fast regardless of the gear the car is on.
The Ferrari LaFerrari is also as beautiful on the inside, as it is on the outside and owners of this car, the Dubai Police inclusive can customize it to fit their taste. The Ferrari LaFerrari costs approximately N450 million.
Again, the Dubai Police Department have this Bentley spec in their fleet of super fast Police cars. The Bentley Bentayga was added to the Dubai fleet in 2018 and the car has the Police department’s logo brandished on it. This was done as a marketing campaign in a bid to inform the world about the giant strides the Police Unit had been taking over the years to emerge as one of the front liners globally in bringing lawbreakers to book.
Also the logo was brandished on the car to also communicate with the public in Dubai and to notify them when a Police man is around the corner. The Bentley Bentayga can go from 0 to 60 in 3.5 seconds, and it can be acquired for a sum of N103.1 million.
Audi R8 V10
The Audi R8 V10 Plus impressed the Dubai Police so much that they bought two of them! Yes, a pair of R8s was added to the Dubai Police cars along with a pair of Audi Q7s. The R8 shares its mid-mounted engine with the Lamborghini Gallardo and can do a 0-100 sprint in under 4 seconds! Talking about India, the current captain of the Indian cricket team owns a fleet of Audis and an R8 resides inside his garage too!
Mercedes Benz SLS AMG
The Mercedes SLS AMG weighs a total of 3,723 lbs with a 6.2 Litre V8 engine and a 7-speed automatic transmission. The Mercedes SLS AMG can go on a maximum speed of 196 mph and 0-60 in 3.6 seconds. It produces a 583 horsepower and 479 lb-ft of torque. The Mercedes SLS AMG costs between N56 million – N236.1 million.
The BMW i8 is the newest addition to the Dubai fleet, and since its introduction in 2014, the futuristic BMW has been hailed as the future of supercars. With its mid-mounted three-cylinder engine connected to two electric motors generating 357 horsepower, the i8 goes from zero-to-60 in 4.2 seconds, on its way to an electronically limited top speed of 155 miles per hour. Compared to some of Dubai’s other supercars, it’s nice to see the Dubai Police buy a sensible car – the i8’s 76 miles per gallon should help the department cut down on fuel costs.
2021 Genesis GV80
The Dubai Police have had some wild cars as part of their fleet ranging from supercars, hypercars, and wild suv’s. Now the Genesis GV80 has been added to this squadron as part of Genesis UAE’s launch. The Dubai Police praise the GV80 for its high tech features and of course, its luxury. It wears the now familiar white and green attire.
The RWD/AWD GV80 SUV packs a new 375HP and 390 lb-ft of torque TT V6 in the top trim while other models will get a turbocharged 2.5L turbo-4 making around 275ishHP. Definitely expect a PHEV version in the future as well. 0-60 in the TT V6 is around 5.7sec