Carabinieri Alfa Romeo Giulia Q Already Spotted On 503 HP Police Duty in Traffic

While U.S. police cars have always had 'em V8s and the Dubai Police is now the world's best octane-gifted task force, the law enforcement vehicle fleets over in Europe are split between countries where outrunning the cops is a hot hatch job and places like Italy, where the Carabinieri have a strong velocity tradition.
Carabinieri Alfa Romeo Giulia Q in traffic 1 photo
Photo: Magazin ProDriver CZ
The latest manifestation of that speeding pedigree arrived earlier this month, when the Carabinieri were granted a 1,000+ hp coupon by Fiat Chrysler - CEO Serigo Marchionne himself delivered the keys to a pair of Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglios.

Packing 503 hp (that's 510 PS, if you ask Euro drivers), the Giulia Q looks nothing short of startling in the Carabinieri uniform. And while the official event mentioned above delivered a static experience, we're here to show you how the whole thing feels out there, in the real world.

The image above, which comes from Magazin ProDriver CZ, shows one of the Ferrari-engined sedans doing its thing in traffic. As it usually happens with light bar-gifted showstoppers such as the pair we have here, the cars are mainly used for special assignments, such as escort duties. One of the Giulia Qs can be found in Rome, while the other patrols the streets of Milan.

If you happen to be reading this from one of the two cities mentioned above and planning to rob a bank, you'd better come up with one hell of a getaway car. The kind of Hollywoodian sudden high-speed turns robbers use to get away from the cops have no power here - we'll remind you the Giulia Quadrifoglio is the fastest sedan on the Nurburgring (7:39) and you know what they say: those police lights double the horsepower.

Oh, and just in case you missed the unveiling of the Carabinieri Giulias, you have a short version of the event in the clip below.

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