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Italian Police Gets Lamborghini Huracan Cop Car

By   |   23 May,2014

Lamborghini donated the police version of its newest super sports car, the Huracán LP 610-4 Polizia, to the Italian State Police. Stephan Winkelmann, President and CEO of Automobili Lamborghini, handed over the car to the head of the Italian State Police in a ceremony in Rome.

The new Huracán LP 610-4, which replaces the Gallardos used by the Italian police force since 2004, features a 5.2 litre, V10 engine with 610 hp, and reaches a top speed over 202 mph. The new Lamborghini Huracán police car will begin service within the end of this year.

The Lamborghini is used regularly for urgent medical transportation, too. The vehicle is equipped with a specialised refrigeration system for safe transportation of donor organs and a defibrillator as well. There is a video system is positioned in the centre of the cabin with a camera fitted next to the rear view mirror, and a computer and recording equipment behind the seats. With GPS, the device can calculate the location, direction of movement and speed of the Lamborghini. This combined with the distance and time before intercept determines the speed of the vehicle being pursued.

In addition to its high tech equipment, the Huracán is also fitted with the classic array of police equipment, such as a gun holster, police radio equipment and the ‘Paletta’, the traditional hand-held stop sign used to advise motorists and traffic offenders to pull over.

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