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McLaren 650S police car to hit NSW streets

McLaren 650S NSW Police car

Cops up the pace in McLaren V8.

Think you can run from the police? Think again.

It appears the NSW Police force has just taken delivery of a McLaren 650S supercar.

The British-made vehicle was spotted on the back of a tow truck in Sydney yesterday, complete with NSW Police ­livery. Retailing for just under $450,000 in Australia, the 650S is capable of screaming from 0-100km/h in 2.9 seconds thanks to its 478kW V8 engine.

NSW Police said the car is a promotional tool to help raise money for the families of fallen police and comes at no cost to taxpayers.

An Audi RS4 and a Porsche Panamera ­have been previously donated to the force. But the country’s most powerful police car is the one-off Dick Johnson-tuned Ford GT-F. The ­super-charged V8 packs a whopping 600kW – 150kW more than a Ford V8 Supercar.

Unlike the McLaren, it works as a fully functional highway patrol car.

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