Drifters Beware: Tokyo Police Gets Nissan 370Z Nismo Patrol Vehicles

Japanese street racers willing to reenact the Fast and Furious Tokyo Drift scenes will have a more difficult time from now on, as the city's Metropolitan Police Department has added not one, but three units of the Nissan 370Z Nismo to its fleet.
Nissan 370Z Nismo Police Car in Tokyo 4 photos
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You can see the Nismo trio in the video below and, hopefully, you'll never get to have one of these cars in your rear view mirrors, at least not with its lights flashing.

Nissan delivered the sportscars to the Tokyo Police during a road safety event held earlier this week, so expect the exceptionally sharp machines to have already entered service.

The move shouldn't come as too much of a suprise, as Nissan has made a habit out of dressing its Z machines as police vehicles. And the automaker isn't the only one in the country that does this.

In fact, the Tokyo police have a special place in its vehicle pool for JDM goodies. As a result, their "livery" has been used on various go-fast Japanese machines over the years.

From the no-frills Impreza to the Mazda RX-7 and RX-8, the Tokyo Police officers have enjoyed their job from behind the wheel of many velocity heroes.

While we've always found the standard 370Z as too vague for its purpose, the Nismo incarnation comes to change all that. Despite not being able to hide its age, the 370Z Nismo knows how to please its driver. Whether you're looking for sharp, pursuit-style driving, or show-off drifting, this Nissan is ready to cater to your transportation needs.

Still, most enthusiasts want to know what Nissan is cooking for the next generation of the Z car. While rumors went as wild as describing an entire family of Z models, with a crossover included, the automaker isn't rushing to replace the sportscar.

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