Where: United Arab Emirates Top speed: 253 mph
The Veyron is the top of the heap in police cruisers, hitting 253 mph. Luckily for you, however, the car is not used for pursuits, just for public relations. "We're not looking to just show off with the car, we're looking to show tourists how friendly the police are here in Dubai,"
Major Sultan Al Marri of Dubai police's General Department of Transport & Rescue told CNN in 2017. "We are looking for ways to connect with people all the time." The UAE has by far the fastest fleet of cars of any police force in the world, with six of the top eight fastest cars. Those include, according to CNN: a bespoke Aston Martin One-77, of which only 77 were ever built, a Bentley Continental GT, three hybrid Porsche Panameras, and two BMW i8s. There's also a Nissan GT-R in there and even a W Motors Lykan HyperSport. So Dubai wins.
Where: Devon and Cornwall, United Kingdom Top speed: 186 mph
"The Lotus Evora GT410 is on loan there for a year and is being used for community engagement," Lotus said. "It attends shows and motoring events to allow the police to discuss road safety with different audiences. Dorset Police also has access to the car.
Where: Guatemala Top speed: 184 mph
Another drug raid lead to the seizure of this C7 Corvette. This one was in Guatemala. Local reporter Soy_502 says the car is valued at 400,000 quetzals in Guatemala, or about $52,000. It will now be used by the National Civil Police. So don't speed in Guatemala!
The US takes second place with a 228-mph Z06 tuner Corvette in Texas.
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Where: Texas, United States Top speed: 228 mph
Police in New Braunfels, Texas, acquired this Z06 during a drug raid. The department says the car had "aftermarket modifications for racing" that boosted output to 1005 hp and a top speed of 228 mph. Like the UAE's Bugatti, though, it's not used for pursuits but for community outreach.
Where: Latvia Top speed: 159 mph
Volvo makes police versions of its S90, V90, V90CC, and XC90, with police chassis, reinforced brakes, police turnkey setups, bigger brakes, blue light configuration, siren, radio installation, police décor, and what it calls a maneuver system.
Where: Italy Top speed: 202 mph
Lamborghini donated a total of four Gallardos to police in Italy, the first in 2009. They were turned over to specially trained officers for patrolling and for tasks that required speed, like delivering organs to their recipients. Remarkably, only one was crashed
Where: Japan Top speed: 205 mph
"Bad news for the bad guys!" said Nissan's NISMO speed parts division. "The local police force in Tochigi Prefecture, Japan, have held a ceremony to celebrate the delivery of a Nissan GT-R, which will be used as a patrol car in Japan."
Where: Hungary Top speed: 174 mph
Audi Hungaria Motor kft is a manufacturing plant in Gyor, Hungary, that makes Audi TTs, so it's only natural that the Hungarian police should get an RS or two to catch speeders. Carchasing lists top speed of these at 174 mph.
Where: The Netherlands Top speed: 187 mph
Spyker the brand has been around for more than a century, starting out making carriages, then cars, then airplanes, and then cars again. It was revived in 2000 (long story). But it resulted in at least one C8 Spyder going to police in Flevoland province, Netherlands.
Where: Germany Top speed: 225 mph
This cop car CLS was shown at the Essen Motor Show as a warning against cheap aftermarket knockoff tuner parts. Brabus says its CLS V12 S Rocket is equipped with a 730-hp V12 that will move the car from 0 to 62 mph in 4.0 seconds, from 0 to 124 in 10.5 seconds and from 0 to 186 mph in 29.5 seconds. The top speed is 224 mph. Don't try outrunning it!