Dubai Police have been officially named as having the fastest patrol car in the world.
The Guinness Book of World Records, the reference book that maintains world records globally, presented a certificate to Major General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, commander in chief of Dubai Police in recognition of its use of Bugatti Veyron as a patrol car.
The $1.6 million sports car, named car of the decade by BBC’s Top Gear, has a top speed of 407 kilometres per hour (253mph) and can drive from 0 to 60mph in just 2.5 seconds. The Veyron surpasses the previous record holder set by a US police force which had a Lamborghini capable of reaching speeds of 360 kilometres per hour.
Dubai Police is renowned for having an entire fleet of luxury sports vehicles, which also include McLaren MP4-12C, Lamborghini Aventador, Ferrari FF, Mercedes SLS AMG, Roush Mustang, Bentley Continental GT, Audi R8 V01 Plus, Aston Martin One-77, Nissan GTR and Mercedes SL36 AMG. Also included are the BMW M6 Gran Coupe and Mercedes G36 AMG, modified by Brabus.
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