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The supercar fleet of Dubai Police stole much of the limelight at the Dubai International Motor Show over the weekend. Now numbering 11 cars, officials told CNBC the vehicles would only serve the purpose of patrolling popular tourist areas, rather than high-stake car chases they are arguably better suited for.

Dubai is obsessed with breaking records. For officials, it is a way of showcasing the Emirate as a city of superlatives and offering another attraction for the growing number of tourists.

Click ahead for some of the eye-wateringly expensive marques that Dubai's police use in their patrols.

By CNBC's Yousef Gamal El-Din.

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