Rumors have been popping up all over social media (mainly in Italy) that the Italian police deployed their Lamborgini Huracan against an Audi RS4 whose driver was of the criminal classes.
For the past few months, an Audi RS4 Avant has been terrorizing the streets of Italy with high-speed blasts on Italian freeways that touch upwards of 160 MPH and whose new owners are connected with the criminal classes. According to our Italian Motoring friends at Omni Auto earlier this week, rumors began circulating that in order for the Italian Police to stop this errant Audi once and for all, they deployed their Lamborghini Huracan (which they have at their disposal.)
Depending on how you view the story, unfortunately, those rumors amounted to nothing more than what they were in the first place. Rumors.
The story that people conjured up was based on photos that were circulated online of the Italian Police’s Lamborghini Gallardo that was involved in a parked car accident back in 2009.
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As for the Audi RS4 causing havoc around Italy, the Audi was stolen from an airport back in September of 2015. Only in the last few days has the particular Audi RS4 been spotted in several provinces around Italy, dodging various checkpoints and driving at high speeds. At one point, this same stolen Audi was involved in a shootout with police where the Audi escaped.
When people heard of this mysterious Audi running amok at 160 MPH did rumors start floating around that Italian police would deploy their supercars.
But in an update, according to Italian police, chasing after the Audi at speeds touching 160 MPH would pose a safety risk to the policeman driving the Lamborghini and to the public on the road.
If it’s a chase you want, the Italian police did give chase against the Audi RS4 Avant when a standard issue Police Fiat Stilo with a measly 115 HP engine tried to keep up with the 450 HP Audi to no avail.
All the Italian police will use those 510 HP Lamborghini’s for is organ transport. Anything else besides public appearances is out of the question.
It would’ve made a great story though pitting Italian supercar against German sports car in the name of justice.
For those kind of stories, keep an ear on any news from the United States as although we don’t have any supercars at the police’s disposal, we do have Ford Raptors for our border patrol that’ll go above the speed limit to enforce our borders. Plus, our Ford Tauruses and Chevy Caprices can give anything out of Germany a good run for their money.