Weekend Photo Caption Contest

h/t DrVino


  1. avatar Mike says:

    Italian Clown Car

    1. avatar Bob says:

      beat me to it!

  2. avatar William Burke says:

    “Should we get a bigger car, or a smaller gun, mates?”

  3. avatar Will says:

    In celebration of the glorious revolution, the communist party leaders decided to parade their most magnificent and enviable creation: the Carabinieri 112. The police model is seen above with its roaring 1.25L motor and a recently developed roof-top shooting port. Armor is to in added in later models.

    1. avatar scoutino says:

      Fiat 500 had just 500 c.c. two cylinder… with 1.25 l it would fly!

  4. avatar Ron L says:

    And there’s twenty more in the backseat!

  5. avatar Nine says:


    1. avatar NYC2AZ says:

      To be read in the beat of the same European siren: Too Late, Too Late, Too Late…

  6. avatar JLM says:

    Common sense measures taken to keep vehicles of war off our streets.

  7. avatar Defens says:

    “Too close for missiles, I’m switching to guns….”

  8. avatar Vhyrus says:

    “Ay’a Tony! Lookatta me! Im’a da freakin POPE!”

  9. avatar Defens says:

    “Now Amanda, you get back here right this second!”

  10. avatar Colin says:

    “What do you mean you already arrested Dong?”

  11. avatar jp says:

    Should be able to squeeze more clowns in that car.

  12. avatar Cliff H says:

    Due to budget cutbacks by the government the Italian Army was forced to remove the turrets from their Armed Personnel Carriers.

    1. avatar claudio says:

      Absolutely incorrect statement. Iveco LMV armored vehicles “Lince”, exported across the world, will replace their existing turrets with remote control turrets.

      P.S. We are in Afghanistan because our “dear American friends” have asked…and now they deride us as well!

  13. avatar Denny says:

    Georgio peddle faster.

  14. avatar Colt Magnum says:

    That car is so small, I almost gave it the motorcycle wave.

  15. avatar Xanthro says:

    Rispettare la mia authoritah!!

    1. avatar Kelly in GA says:

      Lol. Italian Cartman.

  16. avatar Dave s says:

    US police agencies watch the roll out of the 2015 EPA approved Police Cruiser line.

  17. avatar John L. says:

    NYPD squad car.

  18. avatar KCK says:

    cc’s or caliber? You make the call

  19. avatar Al W says:

    Where’s the Beef?????

  20. avatar DrewR55 says:

    Officer Keystone won’t run over Mayor Quimby’s prize beagle with the MRAP ever again!

  21. avatar KCK says:

    Who ever got the call, they didn’t speak Italian well.
    They asked for an “Armored” Car not “Armed” Car.
    Maybe the same word in Italian?

  22. avatar peirsonb says:

    See? SWAT teams do need MRAPs. Here we see the alternative…

  23. avatar RockOnHellChild says:

    The post recession police states isn’t quite as scary.

  24. avatar wheelgun says:

    I’m sorry. This one just has me at a loss for words altogether. Wow.


  25. avatar SpeleoFool says:

    Lost in Translation: Italian S.W.A.T. responding to disturbance are told it will be a “media circus,” so they crammed the whole 12-man team into one tiny car.

  26. avatar Archon says:

    Meep Meep

  27. avatar Bigred2989 says:

    Drive me closer, I want to hit them with my bayonet

  28. avatar Dave says:

    Detroit’s bankruptcy caused small changes throughout their government, including the police department.

  29. avatar Hank says:

    New Federal grants now available for circus and carnival SWAT teams.

  30. avatar Ken says:

    Those Open Carry guys have to be around here somewhere!

  31. avatar Ima Yeti says:

    Security became tight along the yellow brick road after reports of a lion and tiger and bear! Oh my! They had yet to hear of flying monkeys!.

  32. avatar FortWorthColtGuy says:

    One Word: Sequestration

  33. avatar Rob says:

    Pedal Faster! They’re Getting Away!

  34. avatar Eric says:

    This may be the only country we are not sending our tax money to. If we were, the cop would be in a hummer…

  35. avatar Ima Yeti says:

    And for backup they have a trained Chihuahua in the back.

    1. avatar Denny says:

      Wrong country,…. Mexihole has the trained Attack Chihuahua’s – 15 for a Dollar or one lame one for a peso.

  36. avatar jwm says:

    Luigi misread the prescription and took the whole bottle of viagra. He spent the rest of the day stuck in the moonroof.

  37. avatar tommyr says:

    “Faster Poppa Smurf, FASTER!”

  38. avatar RockThisTown says:

    Brat Patrol.

  39. avatar Gov. William J. Le Petomane says:

    Urrà per cavalleria militari!

  40. avatar Cookie says:

    The new Italian Tank The “Carabinier 1”!
    Come equipped with a 12 gauge cannon and 360 degree field of fire.

  41. avatar Eric says:

    Police militarization is getting out of hand.

  42. avatar Pete says:

    Hey, we still got more car than 90% of the population here.

  43. avatar A-Rod says:

    Queue the Benny Hill music.

  44. avatar Robert Seddon says:

    shoot frontways for brakes, and rearwards for afterburners, right?

  45. avatar Phil says:

    Kim Jong Un’s little man syndrome is beginning to make sense.

  46. avatar Matt in Idaho says:

    To make room in the budget for the new MRAP, Johnson county was forced to make tough decisions with the rest of their vehicle lineup.

  47. avatar James1000 says:

    Big Ben, Parliament…

  48. avatar Tom in Oregon says:


  49. avatar Tim says:

    “I got shotgun! “

    1. avatar jwm says:

      “No you don’t. You got Beretta BM 59.”

  50. avatar Paul G. says:

    The Chief said we had to either get smaller cars or smaller guns…..priorities are priorities man!

  51. avatar BLAMMO says:

    “Okay, I see the skid marks so I know somebody’s been “drifting” and I’m here to do something about it.”

  52. avatar General Zod says:

    Grand Theft Auto: Mario Kart. Coming soon from Rockstar Games.

  53. avatar vioshi says:

    Icelands SWAT team.

  54. avatar chuck (hates nj) says:

    How dutch ovens are done italy.

  55. avatar Conrad says:

    It’s a carbine auto…

  56. avatar john says:

    Today, the Italian State Police unveiled their latest SWAT vehicle, the Fiat 500+1, dubbed the “Kicka-Yu-Assa”. A police spokesman appreciated the desire to use a FIAT, bt expressed hope than in a few years they can at least get a four-seater.

  57. avatar Piet Padkos says:

    Extremely surprised that nobody else has used this overused caption.

    Operator as Fu*k!

  58. avatar DaveL says:

    Piccione maledetto!

  59. avatar Gregolas says:

    The Cobra Firearms float in the Tournament of Roses Parade.

  60. avatar BillF says:

    “Stop leaning so far–we’ll tip over again.”

  61. avatar Culpeper Kid says:

    Fast, Law Enforcement Assault vehicle (FLEA)
    Weight: 536 Kilos (Dry Weight), 924 Kilos (Fueled, Crew & Weapons)
    Crew: 4 (Driver, Radio Operator, Tactical Member, Moon Roof Gunner)
    Speed: 90 KPH (Max)
    Range: 560 Kilometers

  62. avatar Hannibal says:

    MEANWHILE, in Italy…

  63. avatar Model 31 says:

    We’ll never catch up if you don’t stop shooting at them!

  64. avatar jlottmc says:

    All I could hear was a calliope playing. I would like to see where the little trunk monkey rides.

  65. avatar claudio says:

    This is an old Fiat 500, never been supplied to the Carabinieri and not even the new one. You can also see pictures of Carabinieri on board the Lotus Evora S, but even this is not a standard car.
    I hope that no one has really believed in this it

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