Lotus Exige Police Car

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Lotus Exige

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16, 2007 Lotus Cars has donated a special new recruit to the NSW Bankstown Local Area with the arrival of a high Lotus Exige. The lightweight, performance Lotus Exige car will be used by Bankstown Area Command for a number of policing roles over the six months, including most helping to build better between police and local car enthusiasts and youth. The precedent for co-operation with the police was set in the UK Lotus forged a similar with the Norfolk Constabulary the force a Lotus Elise to similar goals. “Following the of the co-operation with Norfolk we saw the chance to link up with NSW to help it achieve similar said Lotus’ Jon Stretton. Norfolk Police had similar to Bankstown Local Area with performance car enthusiasts and in stronger relations to help unacceptable behaviour.”

As well as helping with community relationship issues the Exige will assist Highway Patrol in raising its during work at Random Testing, Radar and Automated Plate Recognition (ANPR)

The Lotus also boasts better fuel economy conventional V8 and turbocharged six cylinder Patrol cars and will a new green hue to the command’s vehicle

Being almost half the and with an engine that is than a third the size of Highway Patrol sedans the is significantly kinder on the environment on average around five less fuel per 100km still being able to from 0 to 100km/h up to 30 percent than the big V8s.

The Lotus’ 1.8 litre four cylinder and lightweight extruded and bonded tub, encased in a lightweight body also ensure the has a better power to weight than the big V8s meaning it requires energy to achieve better

Superintendent Dave Darcy the keys to the Lotus Exige Lotus Cars Australia’s sales and marketing manager Jon and thanked the company for its contribution to in the Bankstown area.

“The Lotus Exige help break down between our officers and youth in the it gives them a discussion and a way of breaking the ice,” said Darcy.

“We have a large of car enthusiasts in the area and it is a challenge to them to drive safely. its easy to give this tickets to slow them we would prefer to influence drivers to take care on the

“I see that the use of the new Lotus Exige vehicle will break barriers allowing us to get our safety through.

“There is no doubt that the will be highly visible and public interest, it will us operationally by promoting our road crime prevention messages to a group of offenders.”

“Giving the chance to realise that are real people and have a job to do is an part of our work, and if the Lotus can us achieve that then it be an asset during its time us,” he added.

Bankstown Area Command will use the for the next six months under term loan from the

Lotus Exige

According to Jon Stretton from Cars Australia the precedent for co-operation with the police was set in the UK the company forged a similar with the Norfolk Constabulary the force a Lotus Elise to similar goals.

“Following the success of the co-operation Norfolk Police we saw the chance to up with NSW Police to help it similar goals,” said Jon

“The Norfolk Police had challenges to Bankstown Local Command with performance car and in establishing stronger relations to prevent unacceptable behaviour,” he

“The Lotus gave the Police credibility with the car enthusiasts and I expect the Lotus will do the same for Bankstown he added.

“We are also very of environmental issues and keen to ways of using less with more economical cars.

“Just because the police always used conventional with large engines mean they can’t at alternatives that can reduce consumption and be kinder on the environment,” Jon added.

The police Lotus features full NSW Police and is equipped with a removable light system that can be when it is at particular operations as random breath test and sites throughout the Bankstown Area Command.

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