Dubai police adds a Lamborghini Aventador to its fleet

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Nothing like a show of muscle – and speed – to help in policing the streets. The Italians did it, and now the UAE is too. The Dubai police force has added a fast cruiser to its fleet, in the form of a Lamborghini Aventador.

It’s not quite ascertained just how the Lambo cop car is set to be deployed – various news reports offer different takes, from utilising the Aventador in locations that require a fast, sporty response and also as a deterrent to road users in the UAE from using the tarmac as if they were racetracks.

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Apparently, speeding is a major issue in Dubai, with 15% of tickets for traffic offences issued daily being for that, with speeds of 200 km/h being the norm. It’s reported that those caught going at that speed may soon not just face fines but prison time for endangering the lives of others. Guess the Aventador can definitely catch the runners.

Other reports have the car set to ply tourist areas. Oh well, whatever the case may be, it’s definitely a winning score in one-upmanship. Hopefully, it won’t end up like the Gallardo LP560-4 Polizia patrol car – one of two in service then with the Polizia di Stato – that got pranged in 2009.

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  • comrade on Apr 16, 2013 at 11:36 am

    no evos!! lambo are much faster to catch speedster…

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    • kadajawi on Apr 16, 2013 at 4:03 pm

      In any world calamity or floods, every nation tries to help the flood stricken country. Only the Arabs don’t lift a finger to help. Yes, they don’t even give any donations. The first to help is always Japan. Even poor nations try to pitch in to help the disaster stricken country. But the Arabs NEVER help. So, this is why they got lots of money to make Lambo into a police car.

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    • Hyundai De La Junk on Apr 16, 2013 at 5:03 pm

      Use your oil money to help the poor lah. That is why in Malaysia, the BN people also the same. Never help the poor. Just take take take and hand out all the time to receive.

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    • inspiravo on Apr 17, 2013 at 10:40 am

      Does anyone know the condition of these Evos now? Are they still Evos?

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  • Wow, need so many excuse to spend money..

    My question is, how do you catch a car running at 200kph. Ram them off the road? Most probably the offender will not survive the crash and the A vent and a door will need some hefty repairs..

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  • parti islam semalaysia should have this car

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  • Sam Loo on Apr 16, 2013 at 11:49 am

    Crazy dubains. Toyota Vios wud make the cut at better RV sumore. Haih..

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    • no no no!! Hilux is better choice because it can rammed into traffic offender at 200km/h anytime!
      Plus it is easy to repair thus retaining its RV!
      ** sarcastic comment applied **

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    • Veneno on Apr 16, 2013 at 3:34 pm

      what..?? vios..?? dugong..?? coome on, dick head, it’s not the right place to talk about your f*ck*ng “mighty” rv.. pffffft

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    • Vios is just a Taxi in Indo..RV also bad! what’s the big deal yea?

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  • nabill on Apr 16, 2013 at 12:45 pm

    bcos there thy dont have this silly bigger cc bigger road tax rule…there is no road tax anyway…so most cars base spec comes with a v6…thats y eveyone is speeding…specially with highways that thy have….dead straights….

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  • Syarikat Abuya dan adik iparnya on Apr 16, 2013 at 1:28 pm

    They should try Proton Waja. Why must be expensive? Ni semua tok arab penipu konon banyak duit tapi semua beli hutang pastu tak nak bayar.

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  • Ah Jib Gor 2.0 on Apr 16, 2013 at 2:37 pm

    And i thought Dubai is bankrupt and on life-support from Abu Dhabi. Very familiar mentality.

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  • SamTowTruck on Apr 16, 2013 at 5:17 pm

    The arabs will into sand dune with beloved toyta hilux, this lambo will be like a fat mama stuck on toilet bowl. Toyota Rules in Dubai, abu dhabi and some says, Malaysia too :)

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  • cosmothegod on Apr 16, 2013 at 5:34 pm

    The tarmac there is six lane racetrack quality. The cars are 7 figure exotics. Best hospitals in the world. Just put two and two together and, walla! No biggie bro..

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  • KillBox1Alpha on Apr 16, 2013 at 6:17 pm

    Nothing but cheap publicity stunt. Wont be long before we read another news with a Veyron added to the fleet. None can match our Kancil patrol cars!

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  • Heel-and-Toe on Apr 16, 2013 at 7:50 pm

    I wanna wait for GT-Rider to say that GT-R is a faster car.

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    • GT-Rider on Apr 16, 2013 at 8:06 pm

      I wonder who they are going to chase with the cars
      mine is still faster anyway

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  • dugong on Apr 16, 2013 at 8:57 pm

    You mean in GT5 game? Cos in real life aventador easily smokes a puny GTR.

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  • They got the extra funds because rich Saudi Millionaire’s who has no traffic discipline that goes there gets caught and are fined.

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  • Come to Malaysia Lambo & you will know the true meaning of life . Here got many speedbumb and also lubang . Haha

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