Lexus IS-F Police Car
“The purchase of the vehicle was far from an easy decision and involved research and advice from the force fleet manager, financial managers and a vehicle dynamics expert," sergeant Mike Peck of the Humberside Police Roads Crime Section said.
Used to other, more conventional means of transport, 12 police officers from the aforementioned precinct have spent a full year getting used to the new police speedster. The IS-F is powered by a 5.0l V8, allowing it to reach 100 km/h in 4.8 seconds and top at a speed of 168 mph (270
"The Lexus was tested during a 12 month period along with similar vehicles and proved itself to be ideally suited in providing a dynamically safe high performance chassis along with an electronically stable platform for the computer equipment," the sergeant added.
The car will be used, as you have guessed from the sergeant's job description, to chase organized crime. The Lexus was chosen after it proved it can remain operational at high speeds for long periods of time. It also packs police equipment worth £30,000...
"The final product provides a most formidable package and is undoubtedly one of the most advanced police vehicles in the world which in turn enables my officers to deal with the criminals who use the roads for serious and organized crime.”
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