Not all police cars can be a Lamborghini Gallardo LP 560-4 Polizia Stradale or even a Stealth Ford Police Interceptor concept, so Bilstein has come up with a less dramatic police car and will be bringing it to the 2010 Essen Motorshow starting this weekend.

Bilstein’s interpretation of a police car doesn’t necessarily have tons of horsepower under its hood, nor is it big enough to scare even the puniest of criminals. No, their choice for a police car is the cutesy Fiat 500 Abarth, proving that even the smallest cars on the market can be police cars.

The Fiat 500 Abarth in Polizia livery may not scare the living daylights out of Ms. Daisy, but any tuning fan will enjoy the Bilstein B14 threaded kit added to the hatchback. This kit comes with variable height-adjustment and adds a cool look to the otherwise mundane vehicle.

We are going to venture a guess that this will not be the most exciting model to appear on the Essen Motorshow’s floor. Actually, we are desperately hoping this is not one of the highlights, but thePorsche Panamera Racing Car by H&R and the Porsche 911 BT1000 by 9ff will be there, so we can rest easy.

Stay with us from Sunday November 27th to Saturday December 5th to see what other cool tuned cars will see in Essen.

  • 2010 Fiat 500 Abarth in Polizia livery by Bilstein
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  (399) posted on 03.22.2011

I am not fascinated with its look. Kinda bit awkward to me but if this is a true eye catcher, how come am not satisfied? Maybe, my taste is different from yours. And, I don’t have to argue on that.

  (612) posted on 12.1.2010

Guest appearances on the Bilstein stand will also be made Lina Van de Mars, a German tuning personality, as well as race car drivers Hans-Joachim "Striezel" Stuck and Frank Stippler.

  (858) posted on 11.30.2010

well of course, they only made it for display and competition only and not on the road.

  (745) posted on 11.26.2010

This car is said to be the real eye-catcher for car-tuning aficionados because bilstein threaded kit gives the vehicle a great tuning look while injecting a mighty shot of sports energy into the compact Italian car.

  (571) posted on 11.26.2010

this is for show only, police dept will never adapt this for a police cruiser. I bet it can never dodge, slam a speeding car thief.

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