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No, it's not the latest Chinese- knockoff mp3 player. Looking like the product of a mad genetic experiment combining the DNA of an ATV, a Fiat Multipla and a GEM, the QPod is a multipurpose two-seater powered by a 340cc air-cooled Lombardini engine. Police in Tenby are using the the buggies during the summer downtown car ban in lieu of their regular squad cars. Apparently the town is "the stag and hen night capital of West Wales," (who knew?) and the tiny all-terrain runabouts will allow the po-po to wrangle drunken revelers by way of signals and calls to their elite litter of corgi police dogs.

Forget Z cars, police ride the Qpod buggy to keep law and order [icWales]

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