Is this the world’s fastest fire-fighting vehicle? Dubai officials in their Civil Defence organization certainly think so as they have added a specially modified 2016 Corvette Stingray to their fleet of emergency vehicles.
In fact, they have even submitted their claim as world’s fastest fire fighting vehicle to the Guiness Book of World Records.
The newest member of Dubai’s emergency vehicle fleet was recently shown off at the Dubai International Government Achievements Exhibition.
The Corvette Stingray Coupe was modified to carry fire extinguishers, hydraulic and first-aid equipment according to Brigadier Ahmed Obaid Al Sayeq. The Corvette will be able to reach accident sites quicker than traditional fire response vehicles, especially on highways where it can it make full use of its 460 horsepower engine.
Dubai is known for its fleet of super cars that serve as police and emergency vehicles. That fleet includes a Lamborghini Aventador, Mercedes SLS, Ferrari FF and a Bentley Continental GT.
Dubai has previously used the latest Corvette Stingrays as emergency vehicles. Their first 2014 Corvette Stingray was one of the first new C7s to arrive in the Middle East with the Dubai Civil Defence showing it off in late 2013: