Italian police used a Lamborghini Huracan to complete this life-saving mission.
Italy's police force is famous for having a Lamborghini Huracan police car in its fleet. But the supercar isn't only used for chasing after criminals in high-speed pursuits. Recently, the Huracan was deployed for an important life-saving mission. A kidney urgently needed to be transported from Rome to a hospital in Padua for an emergency transplant as fast as possible.
In most scenarios, a police escort would be used to clear traffic for an ambulance to transport the organ, but the Italian police don't mess around. With no time to waste, police stuffed the kidney inside the supercar's frunk and took off on a high-speed trip across Italy.
Normally, the 300-mile journey would take over four hours. Thanks to its 5.2-liter naturally aspirated V10 engine producing 602 horsepower and 413 lb-ft of torque, the Huracan completed the journey in half that time taking just over two hours, reaching an average speed of 145 mph. Throughout the journey, the kidney was stored in a refrigeration system designed for organ transportation.
After arriving at the Gemelli University Hospital, the kidney was used for a life-saving transplant. There's no doubt that the Huracan's performance helped save someone's life.
A video shared by the Italian State Police shows the Huracan cop car racing down the highway at breakneck speed and arriving at the hospital to safely deliver the kidney to its waiting patient. The Italian State Police commented that "you don't need superpowers" to save a life but "solidarity, technology and efficiency also help."
Lamborghini first donated a Huracan to the Italian State Police back in 2014 to replace the department's Gallardos. A second Huracan was donated to the Italian police in 2017. Both Huracans feature a blue and white livery, sirens, and flashing LED lights, and come equipped with a computer and tablet, a radio, gun holster, and video recording equipment to catch criminals in the act.