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(L-R) Acting Assistant Commissioner Joe Cassar,
Detective Inspector Chris Craner
and Inspector Jim Fryday take delivery
of their Lexus GS and RX hybrids.

NEWS INDEX:   Police Vehicles



High visibility Lexus working with NSW Police
24th June, 2014
Launched as part of the commencement to the official ski-season, Lexus GS and RX 450h models will patrol the state's Southern Region, stretching from the Royal National Park on Sydney's outskirts through to the snowfields ..... more

Driving without hands on wheel
23rd July, 2013
A driver has been remanded in custody following a string of driving offences, including driving without a steering wheel, allegedly committed yesterday morning in Adelaide ..... more

Moose attacks police car
1st November, 2012
Straight from the believe it or not files comes the story of a moose on the loose in Canada. A police car becomes a victim and an officer is slightly injured ..... more

Holden Caprice on patrol in USA
8th July, 2011
After the vehicles’ first month on patrol, the sheriff’s office plans to replace its current fleet of approximately 175 other patrol vehicles with Caprice PPVs ..... more

UK crash investigation team take Ford Galaxy
7th July, 2011
The extreme demands placed on its crash investigation vehicles have led a UK Police Force to order its third generation of Ford Galaxy in 13 years. But this time it’s combining the high performance and stability with fuel savings - by switching to diesel ..... more

Ford's black & whites say "cop that"
3rd December, 2010
Ford’s Taurus-based Police Interceptor all-wheel drive sedan, equipped with a 3.5-litre V6 EcoBoost engine, delivered an impressive zero-to-96 km/h (60 mph) time of 5.8 seconds and the fastest lap time – trumping all V8 competition from Chevrolet (Holden) and Dodge ..... more

Ford Police Interceptor at SEMA
4th November, 2010
Sleek, streamlined and slightly sinister, a specialised stealth concept version of Ford’s Police Interceptor made its debut at the SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) trade show in Las Vegas this week ..... more

Ford Interceptor for American Cops
6th September, 2010
Ford’s new Police Interceptor 'utility' is designed to complement the sedan introduced earlier this year and give North American law enforcement agencies a comprehensive choice for pursuit vehicles ..... more

Holden Statesman for US Police
27th July, 2010
General Motors has announced order and delivery dates, as well as final package specifications, for the 2011 Chevrolet Caprice Police Patrol Vehicle (PPV) ..... more

British Motorway Police take Jaguar XF
2nd May, 2010
The first ever Police-spec XF is about to go on patrol across the British Midlands area. The Central Motorway Police Group, which patrols motorways across Staffordshire, Mercia and the West Midlands has acquired seven high performance Police vehicles based on the award-winning Jaguar XF diesel S model ..... more


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Holden Statesman for American Police?
5th October, 2009
GM will endeavour to sell a modified "WM" Statesman/Caprice to US law enforcement agencies as a 2011 "cruiser" ..... more

Holden's new Divvy van
16th September, 2009
Holden has joined forces with Victoria Police and Bellmont Nominees to build Victoria’s newest divisional van, commonly known as the "divvy van" ..... more

Lexus IS-F cops a Policing role in UK
28th July, 2009
The Lexus IS-F has a performance tuned 5.0-litre V8 engine capable of reaching 100 km/h in 4.8 seconds ..... more


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South Yorkshire Police Hunt In Lancer Evolutions
10th December, 2008
The new Police specification Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X has arrived with South Yorkshire Police to the great delight of its drivers, and the chagrin of local villains ..... more

Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Joins Forces With Victoria Police
9th November, 2008
Sporting the familiar chequered Victoria Police decals, this special Lancer Evolution is to be featured in numerous public events such as open days, charity events, educational sessions, parades and regular street patrols ..... more

Lamborghini donates “Gallardo LP560-4 Polizia” to Italian Police
28th October, 2008
A ceremony was held last Friday at the Viminale Palace where Lamborghini donated a police version of the company’s newest super sports car, Gallardo LP560-4 Polizia, to the head of the Italian State Police ..... more


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London's Met Police Toy With Rapid Response Concept
6th November, 2007
Getaway drivers and outside lane lovers beware! ..... more

Kia to supply Slovakia Police
25th September, 2007
Kia Motors has been appointed ‘Official Supplier’ to the Slovakian Ministry of the Interior and awarded the contract to supply locally manufactured Kia vehicles to the country’s police forces until 2010 ..... more

Commodore SS For Victoria Police
8th April, 2007
GM Holden and Victoria Police have joined forces to design 20 striking SS Commodores to help reduce the road toll and increase road safety during the Easter period ..... more

Holden VE Commodores Recruited To NT Police
25th March, 2007
The 270kW, 6.0 litre, V8-powered cars are the first brand new SS model VE Commodores to appear in police livery and form part of the new unit which was established in December as a dedicated resource for traffic enforcement in the Territory ..... more

Lotus For NSW Police
16th February, 2007
Lotus Cars Australia has donated a special new recruit to the NSW Police Bankstown Local Area Command with the delivery of a high performance Lotus Exige ..... more


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Victoria Police Take a Chrysler 300C
14th September, 2006
Victoria Police has boosted their vehicle fleet and injected some ‘cool’ with the addition of a Chrysler 300C ..... more

Honda and London Police in Hybrid Deal
21st August, 2006
Honda has teamed up with London’s Police in the country’s biggest ever hybrid car fleet deal ..... more


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