It’s no secret that people in Dubai really love supercars. Rich Sheik’s and powerful businessmen drive the city flat with their million dollar cars.
But it’s not only the rich people that like they’re cars fast and expensive; now the police force are also joining in on the game with the addition of their latest ‘cop car’, a Bugatti Veyron.
It seems almost insulting to call a Veyron a ‘cop car’, however, that is exactly what it is. The $1,6 million car is the perfect ride to catch criminals in a high-speed chase. I mean, it’s a Veyron… I seriously doubt that a criminal will be able to out run a car like that – unless the criminal himself is a fan of Bugatti!
The Veyron is simply an addition to the Dubai police force’s already impressive fleet of super cars. Other, ‘super cop cars’ include a Lamborghini Aventador, an Aston Martin One-77, a Mercedes SLS AMG, a Bentley Continental GT and a Ferrari FF – specifically for the female cops.
The Veyron will be fulfilling its duties as a patrol car in popular tourist spots. However, we’re pretty sure they got a Veyron to chase criminals, and not just for casual patrolling rides.
The Dubai Police also introduced their latest addition in a (epic) video. Check it out below:
Audi is currently driving a very secretive (yet thoroughly exciting) marketing campaign in anticipation of the release of their latest model.
The new model, that no one really knows about, will be unveiled at the 2014 Geneva Auto Show in March. However, prior to the launch, Audi has been releasing sneaky teaser video’s that only show a glimpse of the new car.
While many expected it to be the 2015 version of the Audi TT, the second teaser video in this series proves that it’s not. The latest video shows a smaller, hatchback car. (more…)
One would never really think of associating auto motives, and especially what they can do, with high-fashion or sought after art. Sure, there will be the occasional collaboration between Versace and Lamborghini or Nissan and Zac Posen – but never has there been a car to (literally) leave it’s mark on fashion.
Well, that is exactly what Mercedes AMG is doing. In a rather unusual fashion statement, Mercedes AMG is using burnout marks to sell handbags, t-shirts, briefcases and other items. (more…)
Ahead of it’s official debut at the Geneva Auto Show in March, Mercedes has given us a little gift in the form a video revealing the all new V-Class.
The V-Class is a full size MPV that is naturally aimed at families, shuttle drivers or tour guides and soccer moms – the perfect way to drive around 8 kids.
Mercedes’ new baby offers you all the function of a MPV, alongside some serious luxury and smart, innovative technology. Some of it’s key features include a system that helps to keep the car straight while driving ins throng crosswinds, a touchpad control system for infotainment purposes, a (very handy) 360-degree camera and additional parking aids, and, believe it or not, a system that will detect if the driver is nodding off on those long road trips. Very, very clever. (more…)
Formula 1 has recently introduced the new engine that will be used this year. And boy, it is really quite jaw-dropping!
The all new, turbocharged 1.6 liter V6 engine is also a hybrid-electric engine. This comes after the immense pressure that Formula 1 and all of it’s affiliates have been under recently to make the competition (including the cars, obviously) more ‘green’ and environmentally friendly. (more…)
Throughout our childhoods we’ve been exposed to flying cars. Sure, they weren’t real but rather a part of some of favorite television shows (think The Jetsons, Wacky Races…). Well, now finally, after what seems like forever, someone has successfully managed to build a flying car that really works and looks really good.
Stefan Klein of Slovakia has spent the past 20 years of his life, designing, developing and finally constructing a flying car. It is called the AeroMobil and can drive on the road as a normal car and transfigure into a flying car – with wings and all. (more…)
While the Detroit Auto Show is still running until Saturday, the 26th, there are already so many things going on that we can’t keep track.
With some amazing debuts, tech advances and basically anything in the automotive industry you can think off being showcased at the show, it’s hard to keep up with all the latest (and super exciting) developments.
However, we did find a very interesting video that we thought we’d share with you.
The Fast Lane Car is a YouTube channel that features everything auto. Needless to say, they checked in at the Detroit Auto Show and picked their Top 10 Favourite Cars on show.
Check out their video below:
Here is a little something to brighten up the start of your week.
If you could put your money on either a Lamborghini Aventador, a BMW M6 or a Porsche GT 3 wining a drag race, which one would it be? I know which horse I’d back…
Well, obviously we’re not really at a racing track but we can dream, can’t we? Recently, DragInfo posted a video on their YouTube channel of this exact scenario.
A Lamborghini Aventador, modified to have 730 horsepower taking on a PP performance tuned BMW M6 and, just for good measure, a 1000 horsepower Porsche GT 3 RS joins the party. (more…)