Dubai Police cars list now includes BMW i8
After buying some of the fastest and most luxurious cars in the world, we thought that Dubai Police would take some respite, before they buy another attractive. But, we were wrong.
Dubai Police cars list now includes a brand new BMW i8. The news was revealed by their official Instagram feed about a few hours ago. Later, a few more photos and a video were uploaded on the their official Facebook page.
Launched in India just recently, BMW i8 is powered by a hybrid powertrain, which consists of an electric motor with rated output of 131 PS and 250 Nm torque, and a 1.5l three cylinder motor generating 231 PS and 320 Nm torque. The electric motor powers the front wheels, while the conventional motor powers the rear wheels. Total system output is rated at 362 PS power and 570 Nm torque, which translates into a top speed of 250 kmph and 0-100 kmph time of 4.4 seconds. The power delivery is via a 6 speed auto-box.
Just like their other cars, this one too will be used for patrolling. This is the first hybrid sports car which Dubai Police have included in their super-exclusive fleet. Talking about other supercars in Dubai Police cars list, they are Bugatti Veyron, Ferrari FF, Nissan GT-R, McLaren MP4-12C, Bently Continental GT, Brabus Mercedes G Class, Mercedes SL 63 AMG, Audi R8, BMW M6, and a supercool speed boat. You can check the entire fleet in images, after the BMW i8 gallery and video below.