Aussie Police Add Tesla Model X To Victoria State Highway Patrol Fleet

Police in the Australian state of Victoria have just added a Tesla Model X Long Range to their Highway Patrol fleet.

It is not uncommon for police forces Down Under to utilize eye-catching performance vehicles, but most of the times they are only used for promotional purposes and displayed during community events. However, this Model X is actually a fully-functional patrol car and will be used in a handful of regions across the state.

The exterior of the all-electric SUV has been covered in an eye-catching blue, white, and fluorescent yellow livery. There is also a light bar on the roof, various red and blue flashing lights incorporated into the front fascia and even colored LEDs on the edges of the rear “falcon” wing doors. There will be absolutely no mistaking this Model X for any other on local roads.

Also Read: Prototype Tesla Model 3 Police Car Looks Like It Belongs To Robocop

Tesla is working with Victoria Police and a host of third-party suppliers to get the SUV equipped with all the latest equipment needed for patrol duties.

“This vehicle is unlike any other Victoria Police has ever had in its fleet and could well be the future of road policing in this state, country and the world,” road policing command assistant Stephen Leane said. “It is important to remember this is a concept vehicle for Victoria Police and we acknowledge that it will produce a number of unique circumstances and will continue to evolve as police software is integrated.”

Police forces across Australia use a selection of different vehicles for their respective fleets, including the Kia Stinger, VW Passat, BMW 5-Series, BMW X5, Chrysler 300C, Holden Commodore, and others.


  • salamOOn

    – We need backup, i repeat, we need more vehicles here!
    – Im sorry but we are charging right now!

  • Six_Tymes

    how the heck can they charge these in time for the next drive? obviously they have it planned out, so what do they do?

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