posted on May, 14 2004 @ 03:01 PM
Italian cops get a Lamborghini
ROME, Italy (AP) -- Italian drivers who like to use highways as their personal speed-tracks are about to lose the race.
Italy's state police presented a sleek new addition Friday: a Lamborghini Gallardo, with a top speed of 309 kph (192 mph).
The car is ready for service, bedecked with a siren, painted blue-and-white, and the word "POLIZIA" -- "police" -- stenciled on the side.
They said the Lamborghini will be used on the Salerno-Reggio Calabria highway in southern Italy, for emergencies and to transport organs for
I wonder if emergencies will include high speed chases and does a car of this speed really need to be used by police, isn't it endangering the public
if being driven at it's capable high speeds ?
[Edited on 14-5-2004 by elevatedone]