World Kidney Day : When Italian Police deployed Lamborghini Huracan to deliver a kidney urgently needed for an emergency transplant.
The police car has special refrigeration system for transporting organs to be transplanted. It also features a defibrillator.
With a top speed of 202-mph, the Huracan was able to ferry the life-saving organ in less than two hours.
The 300-mile journey from Rome to a hospital in Padua would have taken a speeding ambulance four hours.
The World Kidney Day, a global campaign aimed at raising awareness of the importance of our kidneys, was observed worldwide on Thursday March 10.
As a car enthusiasts, we take you back to November 2020 when Italian State Police deployed one of its Lamborghini Huracan patrol cars to deliver a kidney that was urgently needed for an emergency transplant in a hospital in Padua.
Lamborghini Huracan Police Car
The customized police car was the perfect means to transport the kidney as it has special refrigeration system for transporting organs to be transplanted. It also features a defibrillator.
In a video shared by the department, an officer was seen putting the kidney inside the front storage space of the supercar before taking off on a high-speed trip across Italy.
With a top speed of 202-mph, the Lamborghini was able to ferry a kidney in less than two hours, a 300-mile journey from Rome that would have taken a speeding ambulance up to four hours.
Powering this mid-engined exotic monster is a 5.2-liter V10 engine that produces 610 horsepower and 443 lb-ft of torque. The Lamborghini Huracan can do a 0-62 mph time of 3.2 seconds and a top speed in excess of 200 mph.
In addition, Italian Police two specially modified Huracans, donated by Lamborghini, features a blue and white livery, sirens and flashing LED lights. There are also computer and tablet, a radio, and video recording equipment to catch criminals in the act.