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Dubai’s Newest Police Cars Are All-Electric BMWs

But high-speed chases will be left to the Bugatti and Porsche vehicles already used by the police.

Dubai's police force, famous for its stable of exotic supercars, has added yet another high-tech, rear-wheel-drive vehicle to its fleet.

With a top speed of about 95 miles (150 kilometres) per hour, the BMW i3 will probably leave any high-speed chases to the Bugatti Veyron and Porsche 918 already operated by the police. But the small hatchback wins hands-down in the emissions department: its powertrain is fully electric.