In North America the good old Crown Victoria, and sometimes a white Chevrolet Impala, sends jitters down the spine of drivers. But on other continents around the world, drivers are stopped in style. There’s no doubt that a siren atop a sexy Italian car takes policing to a whole new level.
The Mitsubishi EVO X is already a fearsome machine. Dressed in a British police suit, this is even more intimidating.
Italians are passionate people, and so are their cops. Just look at this Lamborghini Gallardo.
The Ferrari 612 Scaglietti: Uncompromising comfort for the ultimate high-speed chase.
The Honda NSX, as a police car, must be a dream to drive.
Street patrol in the U.K. isn’t only by way of small cars. Here is a larger police car: the Lexus GS.
For high-speed chases, this one won’t get very far. But for zigzagging through London’s traffic, the Smart fortwo is just the ticket.
If Chrysler was the biggest police-car maker in the 1970s and ’80s, the company seems unable to make a comeback in this market, even though the Dodge Charger is well-suited for the job.
This car isn’t on the road yet but it does exist. It is the E7 from Carbon Motors, a new company specializing in police vehicles.
Here is another example of a dragster that can be used on any terrain: the Subaru WRX.
Volvo’s V70 wagons are known for their durability. In Canada, police forces in Quebec use them in their fleets. Here is a V70 cop car from England.
The British sure seem to have variety in their fleets. This bullet-fast Lotus Exige handles extremely well.
German company GeigerCars specializes in the modification of American dragsters. A Texas sheriff even ordered his own toy from this company. Equipped with a 700-hp V8, he’s sure to have the most powerful Hummer around.
Australians love big V8 cars. This Holden VE Commodore is essentially a Pontiac G8, and it is very popular down under.
You can bet that American tuners would love to be stopped by this fantastic Nissan 350Z loaded with Nismo gadgets.
Police have to leave their vehicle’s engine running all the time, and this Toyota Prius hybrid is easy on the environment.