Ten Things We Learned This Week
Fluorescent reindeers, James Blunt and a new McLaren: another weird week in the world of cars
Posted: 24 Feb 2014
The police spent £18 million on unmarked cars last year
Turns out the British police spent quite a lot of money last year on unmarked cars, with the West Midlands force racking up a whopping £4.5m, Lancashire cops splurging just over £2m, while Greater Manchester's bobbies spent just under £2m. Cars included BMW 330 saloons, Audi A6s, BMW X5s, Jaguar XFs and Merc E-Classes.
Which begs the question - should they have got something a little more...outside the box? How about an old Jaguar XJ-S with nitrous? Or an old Fiat with a tyre-shredder? Or an old Lexus? Or...