4 years ago, Italian police received one of the hottest cars in the world – a Lamborghini Gallardo.
Today, Rome police receives a new model – the new Lamborghini LP560-4 Polizia model. The mid-mounted V10 is increased in size from 5.0 to 5.2 liters, and is based on the unit found in the super car-chasing Audi RS6. As a result, power rises to 552bhp – a boost of 32bhp. With this new engine, the all-wheel-drive Lamborghini accelerates from 0 to 60 in less than four seconds and reach a top speed of of 203 mph.
In addition to patrol duty, the vehicle is used for emergency medical transport. Thirty police officers (27 men and three women) have received special driver training from Lamborghini test drivers.