In case it is necessary to confirm something that is known even in the farthest corner of the earth, the car graveyard which is located in the city of Sharjahis a clear example of high level of the fleet of the main cities of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). At least what we can see in dubai, the largest city, and Abu Dhabi, the capital. And it is that The standard of living in these towns, full of foreign professionals hired at unthinkable wages for their country of origin, is what drives their inhabitants to spend veritable fortunes on clothing, jewelry and, of course, cars.
Well find the streets full of Ferrari, Lamborghini, Bentley, Rolls-Royce, Aston Martin or McLarenis part of a landscape that fits perfectly into an architecture which goes in the same direction, through modern and exotic buildings, Like nowhere else. So if money is not a problem for the government, and the image that is sold to the world is that of luxury and majesty, the fleet of police carsit can’t be less.
It’s not something new, for at least five years, Dubai police have fast and luxurious cars, but in recent months they have adopted a few more models, which has made them to be relevant again in the world of sports cars. In 2013caused a stir the addition to the fleet of a Bugatti Veyron, just a little bit days after being presented worldwideand for him the Government of Dubai paid $1.4 million.
According to Brig Mohammad Al Razooqidirector of transport and rescue Dubai Police: “We are constantly looking for ways to connect with the public. We’re not trying to show off with these cars. Rather, we want to show tourists and residents how friendly the police are throughout the city. »
This message confirms that, with the severity of the laws in general, and the Highway Code does not escape the same rigor, to have police supercars It has nothing to do with the possibility of reaching a risky driver who exceeds the top speed 120km/h, or catch criminals escaping in high-performance cars, but with be in tune with the image you want to convey of the United Arab Emirates.
The fleet recently adopted a premium SUV. This is a Genesis GV80the mark of hyundai luxury cars which is widely accepted in the country, with a 3.5-liter V6 engine with a power of 380 hp. But of course, this vehicle has nothing to do next to the most prominent fleet companions, among which one could mention a Lamborghini Aventator, a BMW i8 Hybrid, two Ferrari FF, a Bentley Continental GT, a Mercedes SLS AMG and another G63, an Aston Martin One and a Vintage, a McLaren MP4 12C, a Camaro, an Audi R8 or a Maserati Gran Turismo .
However, there is one enormous expectation placed on the incorporation scheduled for 2022, when you arrive in the UAE on first 100% electric vehiclesomething that can cause all kinds of reactions being that it will be part of the fleet of Oil Country Police Cars. The purchase, they assure, is already made and as soon as production begins, Tesla will deliver a Cybertruck, the exotic electric pickup from Elon Muskso that it shines while patrolling with the characteristic white and green decoration in the streets of Dubai.