Police in Japan have been lately gifted a custom-made Lexus LC 500 so as to add to their fleet.
The LC 500 in query was donated by Lexus govt Kazuo Nakamura to the Tochigi Prefectural Police Division that has a protracted historical past of utilizing high-end Japanese efficiency vehicles in its fleet. The truth is, it presently has a Nissan GT-R in its fleet and has additionally used a handful of Honda NSX fashions up to now, in addition to an FD Mazda RX-7, a Nissan Skyline R34, a Nissan Skyline R33 and a Subaru Impreza WRX STi.
Authorities will use this LC 500 for its Cell Site visitors Unit in a bid to scale back visitors accidents and cease fleeing autos.
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Key adjustments made embrace a black and white police livery, a flashing mild bar on the roof, and flashing lights hidden beneath the entrance grille.
It stays unclear if any mechanical modifications have been made, however in all probability, Lexus has left the powertrain and transmission untouched. That’s no unhealthy factor because the naturally-aspirated 5.0-liter V8 of the LC 500 pumps out a decent 471 hp and 398 lb-ft (540 Nm), greater than sufficient to chase down and cease most motorists the officers will come throughout.
As spectacular because the fleet of autos use by the Tochigi Prefectural Police Division is, it can not maintain a candle to the police autos utilized in Dubai. They embrace a Bugatti Veyron, Porsche 918 Spyder, Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, BMW M5, Audi R8, Ferrari FF, and most lately, a Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S.