NEWS INDEX: Police Vehicles
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 .....
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 .....
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 .....
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 .....
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 .....
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 .....
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 .....
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) .....
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
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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" .....
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" .....
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 .....
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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 .....
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 .....
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 .....
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London's Met Police Toy With Rapid Response Concept
6th November, 2007
Getaway drivers and outside lane lovers beware! .....
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 .....
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 .....
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 .....
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 .....
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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 .....
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 .....
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