Suzuki Jimny is now the official car of Italy's military police the Carabinieri
Suzuki Jimny is now officially a police car in Italy.
The Italian military police unit, known as the Carabinieri, has been delivered 10 units of Suzuki Jimny.
The popular off-roader is the latest addition to the force, along with 55 Suzuki Ignis cars as well.
Jimny has replaced some powerful cars like Alfa Giulia QV or the Lotus Evora S to give an edge to the force while chasing down criminals through narrow roads and uphill drives.
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The fleet has been modified according to the need of the Carabinieri. The roof of the off-roaders are custom-fitted with lights by Focaccia group. The cars also wear the Carabinieri uniform colours Arma Blue and White colour as a dual-tone.
The fourth-generation off-roader is powered by a 1.5-litre four-cylinder petrol engine.
This engine produces a maximum power of 102 PS (101 bhp - 75 kW) at 6000 rpm and a maximum torque of 130 Nm (95 lb.ft) at 4000 rpm. The power is transmitted to the road by the all wheel drive (AWD) with a 5 speed Manual gearbox.