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Thursday, December 31, 2015

Ford Mustang Concept specially made for the US laws enforcement agencies

The Dubai Police is famous for their luxury cars collection that is used for patrol. But the United States Police was also not want to lose to show off their official cars.

As quoted from Carscoops, United States Police prepared using the Ford Mustang as the official cars. Uniquely, these cars are also modified in such a way that will be the fastest police cars.
Ford Mustang Interceptor Concept car specifically used for Police, Operations by Steeda Autosports. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1me8MKD)
An automotive modifications company named Steeda Autosports, believed to make over in such a manner American typical cars. In fact, they've introduced a pair of Mustang Interceptor Concepts for Police, Special Service, and Government Operations.

"We have selected the racing components that have been tested for ease of law enforcement work," said Dario Orlando as President of Steeda Autosports.
Ford Mustang Interceptor Concept car specifically used for Special Service, and Government Operations by Steeda Autosports. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1me8MKD)
Both cars are built with a special platform Q500 and Q750. Then the suspension was modified to withstand the maximum load. Then the brake was using ceramic materials in all parts of the wheel.

By using a 5,000 cc V8 engine and backed the supercharger system that is capable of spraying the power up to 777 hp with a torque of 888 Nm. As a complement, the LED rotator lights were also prepared. Provided the rotator lights on the roof of the car, for Police official cars, while the closed rotator lights hiding in the grille, for federal agents used. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | CARSCOOPS]
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Monday, February 2, 2015

The police car with the stolen car detector

Police authorities in Aalter, Belgium got a new patrol car units, namely Skoda Octavia vRS. Remarkably, this Belgian police car is equipped with a vehicle license plate number recognition system called ANPR (Automatic Number Plate Recognition).
Skoda Octavia vRS police car with ANPR technology. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1EtcMN8)
The device was able to record the license plate number and then the software compares with the data which stored in the vehicle registration data center. If there's detected a fake license plate and suspected as the stolen car, the police authorities will be alerted and immediately gave chase to check the car.

In Belgium, the Skoda Octavia vRS actually sold at a priced only €29,490 (Rp. 421.8 million). But this special police car was sold at a higher price with the addition of the ANPR system. One unit was sold at €85,000 (Rp. 1.21 billion) and the ANPR device taped on the car's hood to be able to read the other car's plate number. With the addition of these tools make the car look a little different.

The Skoda Octavia vRS was able to achieve acceleration from zero to a speed of 100 kph (62 mph) in 6.8 seconds and can reach a top speed of 248 kph (154 mph). This figure is the result of output a 2.0-liter engine that has a capable of power spewing of 220 hp. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | WORLDCARFANS]
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Wednesday, November 12, 2014

4 Rarest Police Classic Motorcycles

Since long times ago the police motorcycle generally use big capacity engines. Even now that condition has not changed much. Of course this is something special, because most accessories/special component of police motorcycle is very special or due to the use of police motorcycles based on a special need.

As in America, where the police riding a Harley-Davidson or Kawasaki. While in Europe, BMW motorcycles earn trust as a police patrol fleet. Not only fast, but the performance and acceleration are also the first-class.

But we will discuss this time is not the police fleet based modern motorcycles, but a fleet of classic motorcycle. It was looks and counts from the population can be said to super rare. Are you curious? Here are the list:

1. 1941 Indian Four Police Special
Indian, a motorcycle manufacturer has long involved the police motorbike production that begins with the Ace Four types in 1928. This bike was the one of the American police favorite motorcycles and then up grade into a Police Special. This bike uses a 4-cylinder engine that has a capacity of 1,265 cc, and be able to driving with a maximum speed of 144 kph.
1928 Indian Ace Four. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1qlOhH1)
This bike is also equipped with strobe lights and sirens which driven by the front wheel rotation. The average speed as generally four wheel drive in that time, still below the 100 kph. And so, the Indian Four Police Special bikes much use as the city patrol rather than for chasing the criminals.
1941 Indian Four Police Special. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/13xLg1n)
After a few years makes the Police Special, Indian start developing their product. This time they glance at twin engine format, as used by Harley-Davidson. And then both motorcycle manufacturers become the backbone of the American police for the motorcycles fleet procurement.

2. 1949-1966 Triumph 6T 650 Thunderbird 650
The Triumph 6T 650 Thunderbird was loved by police around the world who ever been use it. Because at the time they could be riding this motorcycle with speed up to 161 kph. Naturally, because this motor was the work of Edward Turner and Jack Wickes, the racing bikes tuner in the Triumph-racing team.
1950 Triumph 6T 650 Thunderbird. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1ttOLhP)
In fact, when it first launched in September 1949 and ended in 1966, the motorcycle's speed is still about 149 kph. In order to suit the American market, its 650 cc engine was repaired and eventually capable of driving up to 161 kph. With that ability, some other state police also began to snap it for their fleets.
1966 Triumph 6T 650 Thunderbird. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1yPmEex)
With time, its achievement was not exactly recorded as the reliable and tough police fleets, but becomes a winner on the racecourse. This is evidenced by the development of multiple versions of Thunderbird which ruled the motorcycle racetrack, including the TR5, the champion of AMC Racing 'Class C' to 1969. 

3. Norton 500 cc + Sidecar
To found the Norton police motorcycle version may be difficult. In the UK too, the origin of this brands may be called nothing. The reason, the Norton with side-car models is only used by the Hong Kong police. And Hong Kong  in that time were under the British protectorate.

Conversely, if we sought the racing version of Norton 500 cc was easier to find. Where the 1950s was the era of racing event, especially in Europe. No wonder if this variant was the one of competitors of Gilera 500 cc in that time.
Norton 500cc police motorcycle with side-car, early 1950s. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1s6x0Cb)
The appointment of Norton as the police motorcycles thanks to engine performance and responsive acceleration. The addition of 'side-car' to be more adequate as the neighborhood patrol vehicle.
1950 Norton ES2 500cc. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1xR0BmF)
With the standard version there was virtually no difference. There are striking differences in the color of the body as well as the Police's accessories and the word 'police', in addition to the 'side-car' attached. Unfortunately, there are no official records on the number of units of the police's version of Norton 500 cc.

4. 1966 Honda CB450 Police Special
In the 1960s, if you see one of these motorcycles in the streets of America with a flash of red light that lights up on the side of the bikes, there is a possibility you are being chased by police officers.

There is no public who had this bike other than the police. A total of 25 units of Honda CB450 Police Special imported from Japan to America. The goal is to smooth the law enforcement task in there.
1966 Honda CB450 Police Special on display in the Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum in Pickerington, Ohio. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1s6AlkQ)
Actually the CB450 Police Special similar to the CB450 production in 1955. Both the engine composition and body format. The most striking difference is the police's fleet is equipped with the police accessory therefore it called the Honda CB450 Police Special.
1966 Honda CB450 Police Special. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1wXtYU5)
Unfortunately, the CB450 Police Special failed to perform the task. Not because the specifications are not adequate, but in that time the Harley-Davidson varian so dominating. Finally, the 25 units is the total number of the Honda CB450 Police Special in America.*** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | AMA MOTORCYCLE HALL OF FAME]
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Friday, October 24, 2014

Dubai Police's new rides!

Dubai Police is famous for the discipline and also have a super expensive official fleet, even the greatest and most expensive in the world, and making those who are fond of the automotive world being the envy.

Just imagine, the vehicle class of Nissan GT-R, Aston Martin, McLaren MP4-12C, Ford Mustang, Camaro, Ferrari, Bugatti Veyron to the Italian 'Raging Bull', Lamborghini Aventador participate wearing their green white uniforms.

As if not enough with those supercars, as reported by Autoevolution if Dubai Police have yet another new ride. It is the amphibian, Gibss Quadski, the unobstructed vehicle in land and sea.
Dubai Police adds the Gibbs Quadski into their marine fleet. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1zhvBRP)
Gibbs Quadski uses an inline 4-cylinder engine with a capacity of 1,300 cc and claimed to be capable of producing 140 hp of power and maximum torque of 118 Nm (87 lb ft) with a total weight of 605 kg. Gibbs modified the cooling system, and it now has dual-cooling: closed-loop for land operation and open-loop for wet environments. Make this fearless amphibious vehicle can pursuit the criminals who ran up to a maximum speed of 72 kph (45 mph) at sea surface.
Wow, would have increased the ability of Dubai Police with their new rides. (See another Dubai Police cars fleet) *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | AUTOEVOLUTION]
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Monday, October 13, 2014

Rare Dutch police patrol car comes up for auction

In the early 1960s, most of the streets in the Netherlands do not apply the maximum driving speed. The result is predictable, many fatal accidents often occur.
Porsche 356 Cabriolet as Rijkspolitie patrol car in its heyday. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1o7dTMp)
To overcome, the Dutch police or Rijkpolitie asked advice from Germany, one of their neighboring countries, to deal with the accident as a result of the driver who likes to speeding. The Germans who since 1956 has been used Porsche car as their police patrol car also suggested the Netherlands to do the same.

The Netherlands then choose the Porsche 356 Cabriolet as their police patrol car on the highway. At that time, the Dutch ordered 12 units of the Porsche 356 to secure the 500-kilometer toll road, as reported from Boldride, on Thursday, October 9, 2014.
Rijkspolitie's Porsche 356 Cabriolet. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1xIIjEI)
Porsche 356 with an open roof is used as the Dutch police patrol car for four years. During its tenure, this sportcar has reached a distance of 190 thousand kilometers.
Dashboard and interior view of Rijkspolitie's Porsche 356 Cabriolet. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1o7dTMp)
Now, some of the Stutgaart origin sportcars are retired and ready to be released as a public collection. After retirement, Rijkspolitie dismantle all police accessories. They then sell the former official car as a standard Porsche.
Rear three quarter of Rijkspolitie's Porsche 356 Cabriolet. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1xIIjEI)
Although old, the car condition is still maintained like when it served sometime ago. Various police accessories are dismantle from this Porsche 356 as sirens, stop signs, phone folowing the radio antenna, and speakers have been reconditioned as when on its police service.
Of the 12 units that ever existed, only one unit of the Porsche 356 remaining in a good condition and ready to be auctioned. Bonhams auction house in London, England has assessed the Rijkspolitie Porsche 356 Cabriolet can be sold at a price between U.S $110-160 thousand, or approximately Rp. 1.35 to 1.96 billion. Might be you interested to have it. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | JALOPNIK | BOLDRIDE]
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Monday, June 23, 2014

Another motorcycle option that started ogled by American Police

Victory Motorcycles began ogled by United States cops for use as their official vehicles. Unity decided to "move the bow" of Harley-Davidson is the Daytona Beach Police Department, which will receive 12 units of Victory as of October 1.

The reason, after testing the Victory Commander I (based Victory Cross Country) and compared with a variant of Harley-Davidson class, they assumed that the Victory has a better performance, include the engine, braking, and the heat radiating to the thighs. Convenience and security has also become one of the points of consideration.
Victory Commander I which used by Daytona Beach Police Departement. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1p6qeAa)
"Every year our agency offers a new motorcycle. Of course we want better performance for convenience charge, although the difference is not too far away," said Jason Killer, a traffic unit member of the Daytona Beach Police Department.

It is said, Victory Police Motorcycles (VPM) offers a checklist contains two options for police use. The options offered are still able to grow on demand, such as the AR-15 rifle rack, handle gas with heating, until the LED light package that no other manufacturer can offer.
The Tyler (Texas) Police Department took delivery of 10 Victory Commander I police motorcycles. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1nuLpoT)
VPM is based in Arizona, which is currently in charge of converting a standard motorcycle to be ideal for a police agency upon request. Motorcycle overhauled among other types of Cross Country, Cross Roads, or Vision with devices such as radios, special lights, sirens, and a backup battery for electronic devices.

Other changes are usually fresh paint complete with police logo. Accessories such as skid plate, specifically wind shields, protective feet, until the fire extinguisher device could be asked to if needed. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | VICTORY POLICE MOTORCYCLES | MOTORCYCLE]
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Saturday, September 28, 2013

Another 7 coolest Police Supercars

American and Canadian Police force have the world's greatest patrolmen. In addition to highly focused training methods, also has many sophisticated patrol car specifications. No wonder if the American and Canadian police officers have the courage to conduct the high speed pursuing action against illegal racers, car thieves or criminals on the streets.

This sparked some countries to undertake similar method, by giving the advanced sports cars to their police force. Here we summarize 7 supercool police cars from all over the world,

7. Mazda RX-8
Like any modern police force, the Keisatsu (Japanese police force)  have a tremendous amount of equipment. Unlike the United States, where most police cars are one of just two or three common types of sedan, the Japanese use an astonishing variety of cars, each especially suited to a specific role.
Japanese Police Mazda RX-8. (Picture from: http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/)
Ranging from Honda (Acura) NSX, Nissan Skyline GT-R, Mitsubishi GTO (300 GT) and finally they were use Mazda RX-8. The next generation of the RX-7 can be driven up to 234 kph by using a machine that is able to generate power of 290 horsepower.

6. Mitsubishi Evolution X
British police are the lucky one who got the latest Mitsubishi Lancer Evo car. Mitsubishi Evolution X officially became the British patrol cars, although the Road Crime Unit (RCU) of South Yorkshire Police has been used the Mitsubishi Evolution X that could be driven up to 228 kph as it uses an engine that capable of generating power up to 291 horsepower. 
South Yorkshire Police Mitsubishi Evolution X. (Picture from: http://jalopnik.com/)
The Road Crime Unit of the South Yorkshire Police will use the Evolution X radio cars, along side a fleet of Evolution VIII and IX police cars, to trap speeders. In addition to the speed, the style and the scary image it presented in your rear-view mirror, the cars come equipped with the new Automated Number Plate Recognition system. The Evos will "hunt" in packs of three in order to provide a deterrent for anyone in the mood to end up on the BBC News.

5. Porsche Panamera
The first car Porsche has donated to police in Australia is powered by a regular 3.6-litre V6 – rather than a twin-turbo engine reserved for its thoroughbred machines. The car is the slowest amongst the Porsche car catalogue. The base model Porsche Panamera accelerates to 100 kph in a leisurely 6.3 seconds and a top speed of 259 kph.
NSW Police Porsche Panamera. (Picture from: http://news.drive.com.au/)
The police Porsche will be equipped with temporary lights and sirens to stop traffic if required, but not radar equipment to catch speeders. The $200,000-plus Panamera will primarily be used as a community liaison vehicle within the Crime Management Unit of NSW Police – not the highway patrol.

4. Porsche Cayenne
Porsche Cayenne is a five-seat luxury car made ​​in 2002 by the German company, Porsche. The Cayenne car using the first technology of V8 engine which are applied by Porsche since 1995. This engine could be generate power of 300 horsepower.
Russian Police 2006 Porsche Cayenne Bi-Turbo. (Picture from: http://www.englishrussia.com/)
Not only the German, Russian police force recorded using the Porsche Cayenne as their police patrol vehicles. Porsche Cayenne has a top speed of 142 kph, and is considered to be pretty tough car to explore the corners of the city in Russia.

3. Dodge Challenger SRT-8
In what might be one of the coolest police cars ever, the Edmonton Police Department, Alberta, Canada unveiled a 2009 Dodge Challenger SRT-8 Police car complete with a roll cage with swing out bars, flashing lights and three-tone paint job.
Edmonton Police Dodge Challenger SRT-8. (Picture from: http://www.motorauthority.com/)
The Challenger will become a member of the EPS street legal team to help educate drivers about the dangers of illegal street racing and to promote healthy competition at legal racing venues.  The Challenger police car has been shown at the 2009 Edmonton Motor Show.

2. Spyker C8 Spyder
And then, there was a Spyker C8 Spyder is specially created for Frevoland police in the Netherlands. The C8 is a hand built roadster built by Spyker and powered by an Audi 4.2L V8, which is capable of producing output power of 400 hp and could be pushed to speeds up to 300 kph. There are several different flavors starting with a 400 hp version capable of reaching speeds of up to 300 kph moving up to the C8 Double 12S, a street legal version of the Le Mans C8 with an optional 600 hp engine.
Frevoland Police Spyker C8 Spyder. (Picture from: http://www.motorauthority.com/)
A more expensive and powerful version, labelled the C12 because of its W12 engine, was also developed recently but considering the €215,000 starting price for just the V8 version, we bet that the police version is the lesser C8 model. This is just the latest high-end performance car to be turned over to crime fighting forces.

1. Hummer H2
German automotive performance house GeigerCar specialises in American cars and outrageous one-offs, and is hence accustomed to unusual customer requests. So the request from a Texas sheriff to turn his personal emergency vehicle into the world’s fastest police Hummer represented a special challenge and one which was approached with pride.
Texas state's County Sheriff Hummer H2. (Picture from: http://www.hdwallpapersinn.com/)
This is the Hummer H2 which is used by U.S. sheriff in the Texas state. With a supercharged 7.0-liter compressor engine-powered up to 700 hp, the big car can accelerate from rest to 100 km per hour in 6.5 seconds and has a maximum speed of 250 km per hour. Be careful for those of you who like to deal with the police, especially in the state of Texas. (See another Police Supercars.) *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | MOTOR AUTHORITY | TOP SPEED | AUTOBLOG | GALIH PAKUAN | PIKIRAN RAKYAT 13092013]
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Sunday, September 15, 2013

Seeing 7 posh supercars on the Dubai Police garage

Dubai Police is having many of expensive car in their police cars fleet. In just two months Dubai manages to establish the most expensive super cars in the city and these police super car are only seen in this country. It was also the most expensive record project which is completed in time. The project starts in April, 2013 with Lamborghini Aventador. This car was only the starting, because the list of exotic police cars was going to increase.
The Dubai Police's fancy car fleet. (Picture from: http://www.emirates247.com/)
The officials announced that they are going to add some more cool exotic cars in the police car history. They recently grew by adding the Ferrari, Bentley, Aston Martin, Bugatti, Mercedes Benz and Chevrolet Camaro SS into their exotic cars fleet. Here we summarize those 7 supercool cars in the Dubai Police's cars fleet,

1. Lamborghini Aventador
This is a two seats supercar with the famous scissor door-types, which is introduced by Lamborghini. This Lamborghini super car uses the newest V12 engine which has a capacity of 6,498 cc. This car also has the ability to produce the max power of 700 PS @ 8,250 rpm and with max torque of 690 Nm @ 5,500 rpm. It's no wonder if the Lamborghini Aventador could be accelerates to 100 kph (62 mph) in a leisurely 2,9 seconds and a top speed of 349 kph (230 mph).
Dubai Police Lamborghini Aventador. (Picture from: http://www.therichest.com/)

2. Ferrari FF
Ferrari FF is the most exotic super car in the Dubai Police fleet and they also announced that the car is going to be handled by women police officers. This supercar is introduced by Ferrari in 2011. And also the first Ferrari car series that produced with using the All Wheel Drive (AWD) system and having four seats.
Dubai Police Ferrari FF. (Picture from: http://www.carbuzz.com/)
A V12 engine which has 6,262 cc of capacity lies under the car hood. This engine could be spewing 660 PS @ 8,000 rpm of power and the max. torque of 683 Nm @ 6,000 rpm. No wonder if the car can accelerate from rest to 100 km per hour in 3.7 seconds and has a maximum speed of 334.74 kph (208 mph).

3. Mercedes Benz SLS AMG
This is one of the exotic luxurious supercar in the Dubai Police garage. It is a two seat luxurious supercar with front engine. Mercedes Benz SLS AMG was introduced by Mercedes Benz in 2011. Under the hood is mounted a 6,208 cc V8 Mercedes engine.
Dubai Police Mercedes Benz SLS AMG. (Picture from: http://www.blogdot.tv/)
This engine also having capability to burst the max power of 571 PS @ 6,800 rpm and torque of 650 Nm @ 4,750 rpm with 7 speed dual clutch transmission. With a large engine power that makes the supercar can accelerate from rest to 100 kph in 3.8 seconds and also reaches a top speed of 340.1 kilometers per hour (211.3 mph).

4. Bentley Continental GT
The luxurious supercar is one of the two doors Bentley luxurious cars that equiped with all-wheel drive system. The supercar which is been added to the Dubai Police's patrol car fleet. This car is introduced by Bentley in 2003. It carries a 6.0 litre turbocharged W12 engine, which has the ability to produce the maximum power of 575 PS @ 6,000 rpm and maximum torque of 700 Nm @ 1,700 rpm. It is having 8 speed ZF transmissions with steering column mounted gearshift paddles to run its petrol engine.
Dubai Police Bentley Continental GT. (Picture from: http://www.thenational.ae/)
Bentley Continental GT can accelerate from rest to 100 km per hour in 4.8 seconds and has a maximum speed of 325 kph (200 mph).

5. Aston Martin One-77
This is another most exotic supercar you can see in hands of Dubai Police. It is another two doors supercar that first introduced by Aston Martin in 2008. It is a full carbon fiber monocoque chassis and a hand crafted aluminum body. The supercar runs on 7.3 litre (7312 cc) V12 engine which can produce the maximum power of 760 PS and maximum torque of 750 Nm with 6 speed automated manual transmission. It has an excellence performance that could be reaches a top speed of 354 kph (220 mph) and also accelerates from 0 to 100 kph only in 3.5 seconds.
Dubai Police Aston Martin One-77. (Picture from: http://blog.dailymotion.com/)

6. Chevrolet Camaro SS
The Chevrolet Camaro SS is one of the newest American muscle cars that equiped with two doors with four seats. This is been introduced by the famous General Motors under the Chevrolet brand. Under its hood lies a 6.2 L V8 engine that could producing 400 hp and also equiped with 6-speed manual and automatic transmission.
Dubai Police Chevrolet Camaro SS. (Picture from: http://wot.motortrend.com/)
This is a real American muscle car that having power and aggressive looks which gives it the different look in the Dubai Police's exotic car fleet. This supercar could accelerates from rest to 100 kph in only 4.5 seconds and reaches a top speed of 255.89 kph (159 mph).

7. Bugatti Veyrons Super Sport
Bugatti Veyron SS is a two seats fastest street legal supercar. This car is introduced by Bugatti Automobile and designed by Volkswagen Group. The Veyron Super Sport is the most exotic car and also known as the 'world's fastest supercar' record holder. The Bugatti supercar is using an 8.0 litre, quad-turbocharged, W16 cylinder engine.
Dubai Police Bugatti Veyron SS. (Picture from: http://www.motorauthority.com/)
This engine is equivalent to two narrow-angle V8 engines that produces a power of 987 hp (almost 1,000 hp, it is a very large amount of power). No wonder if the supercar has tremendous performance that could be accelerates from 0 to 100 kph in 2.4 seconds and has an everage top speed of 408.5 kph (253.81 mph). (See another Police Supercars.) *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | MOTOR AUTHORITY | TOP SPEED | AUTOBLOG]
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