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McLaren Supercar (4545_14)


Regarding this news story:

Can you please answer the following questions:

Is this vehicle being operated by West Midlands Police?

If so:

Was this vehicle purchased by your police force? If so, what was the purchase price of this vehicle?

Or was this vehicle leased by your police force?

In either case, what are the annual costs of leasing and maintaining this vehicle?

Is this vehicle approved for operational use by your police force?

If so, for what operational purposes has it been approved?


This vehicle is not being operated by West Midlands Police. The purpose of the vehicle was to attract attention and to highlight important road safety issues such as excess speed, drink driving and the use of mobile phones whilst driving. This car was provided, for the purposes explained above, by McLaren at no cost to the Police.


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