Skip to comments.The Need for Speed: LAPD introduce new Lamborghini 'squad vehicle' to the land of car chases
Posted on 03/16/2014 1:54:03 PM PDT by BunnySlippers
The Los Angeles Police Department has gone and got themselves a Lamborghini.
With a starting price of $182,000, the 2014 Lamborghini Gallardo is the latest edition to the LAPD's fleet of vehicles, complete with traditional black and white paint and 'To Protect and to Serve' written on the sides, according to NBC Los Angeles. And in the land of high-speed pursuits, what better way to catch those bandits flying down the 101, right?
(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...
No worries, this is surplus DoD hardware.
If only they’d gotten it sooner, Paul Walker might have been saved.
Now they can shoot your dog even more quickly!
Some dumbass cop will get himself killed driving the thing. Mark my words.
It’s merely a question of how many innocents he takes with him.
Somebody’s watching too many Miami Vice reruns.
The last few times I drove through LA, is was lucky if I made it above 35 MPH.
New LA motto: “To protect and serve at Indy.”
“Sheesh! I thought that LA ~ and southern Cal ~ were in deep financial debt and flat broke? “
Obviously you didn’t read the article!
They need sumthin’ fashionable to keep up with the Kardashians.. and Paula Abdul, Brandy, yada yada.
The more experienced bikers in my acquaintance have a saying: “You can’t outrun the Motorola”. But dummies like to run and the PO-Leece, like beagles, like to chase so...
With the traffic congestion in Southern California, this acquisition makes little sense. Eyes in the sky are much more effective. If this thing ever got half way to top speed I’d be impressed.
has Top Gear tested this?
LOL!! Still have sadness for the first Miami Vice ride, (Noogie: “DAYTONA! 350 party car! Old school rocket ship to the moon baby!”), that was destroyed by a stinger missile during a weapons demo for Sonny and Rico!
If they don’t mind slightly overage candidates, I’m signing up!
Can’t wait to read the headline about it being totaled.
F’in revenuers is right! They disgust me. Think the a$$hole driving this won’t be affected by it?
Great video imo, especially soundtrack.
Like a dog chasing a car. What’s it gonna’ do when it catches it? The cop in the Lamby will have out run all the other cops and will be all alone against the perp or perps.
They already have helicopters in the sky that can track a vehicle. There is really no escape for any vehicle in the LA basin once you have that "eye in the sky" on your tail. Just have the cop cars back off to a safe speed and the copter will tell them where to go.
“Some dumbass cop will get himself killed driving the thing. Mark my words.”
Ya, I’ll go and loose sleep over that idea. I’d be more worried about who he manages to hurt.
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