Dubai police women to drive Ferraris, says top cop

Emirate’s police force recently unveiled addition of $500,000 supercar to fleet
Dubai police women to drive Ferraris, says top cop
By Daniel Shane
Mon 22 Apr 2013 11:27 AM

Dubai’s police chief has said that a number of Ferraris to be introduced to the force will be driven by female officers.

Lieutenant General Dahi Khalfan tweeted that he expected to see Dubai Police’s female recruits getting behind the wheels of the Ferrari FF supercar, which costs about $500,000 and has a top speed of 335 kmph.

Dubai Police made the announcement that the Ferrari FF was joining its fleet via Twitter earlier this month.

The Ferrari FF is a three-door, four-wheel drive grand tourer with a top speed of 335 kmph, capable of accelerating from zero to 100 kmph in 3.7 seconds.

Earlier this month, Dubai Police also revealed that it was also adding an AED2m ($500,000) Lamborghini to its fleet.

Cops in the emirate said the Italian supercar had a top speed of 350 kmph, meaning police should have no trouble chasing down offenders.

The two-door roadster, which was first unveiled by Lamborghini at the Geneva Motor Show in 2011, boasts a 6.5 litre V12 engine with 690 hp.

Dubai Police’s current fleet includes the Toyota Land Cruiser and the Kia Mohave.

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