People generally used vehicles for transportation purposes. But due to the safety concerns which is currently such a big issue, manufacturing companies have now come up with armored vehicles. These vehicles provide protection from all possible threats. The extra layers of armoring certainly helps keep the person at ease.
From the recent years, the development of armored cars have been increasing rapidly. The demand for these cars have grown significantly through the passing of decades.
Here are some of the most popular armored vehicles used by people.
1.Mercedes S600 Pullman State Limousine
This vehicle considering its size, many would have no idea it’s armored. Many celebrities and political figures from Elvis Presley to Fidel Castro have preferred this vehicle for their secure transport. The Pullman has the ability to withstand bullets and explosives with a bunker inside for protection.
2. Mercedes Benz S-Guard
This car is known for its protection capabilities. This car is made from mixing steel and ceramic composite material. The windows are fully bulletproof with S-Guard axles and brakes. It comes with run-flat tires so that any dangerous situation can be escaped quickly.
3. Toyota Land Cruiser
The Toyota Land Cruiser is known for its muscle. It has run-flat tires and PA system for absorbing attacks such as gunfire. The BR6 level windshield can protect against 3 rounds of 7.62mm caliber assault rifles.
4. Range Rover Sentinel
The Range Rover Sentinel is a full armored vehicle This car is used popularly by celebrities and athletes. The car comes with upgraded security features. It comes with VR8 armoring to withstand all ballistic threats and grenade attacks. It also has a tamper proof exhaust system.
5. Volkswagen Phaeton
This car is made by Volkswagen under the name Phaeton which is responsible for special projects. This car has an exterior armored plate which protects the occupants from violent attacks. The Volkswagen Phaeton has been used by the German Chancellor and many other European Officials.
6. Audi A8 L Security
It comes with B7 armor plating, which is the most advanced in vehicle protection. This car is capable of coming out of every dangerous scenario possible. Not only it can withstand gunfire and explosives, it can also provide emergency evacuation. It was ranked as the number 1 super luxury car in the US.
7. The Beast
The Beast was manufactured by Cadillac and it was popularly used by US President Barack Obama. It has the best protection one could ever imagine a vehicle could provide. The exterior armor of the vehicle is so thick that it can be compared to the exterior of a Boeing 747 door. It also has interior protection to protect from possible gas attack and it carries a supply of the President’s own blood.
8. BMW 760Li High Security
This vehicle can withstand gas attacks and all possible gunfire. This car has no added armor because it is build with armor from the beginning. There is even added machine gun inside for self defense. According to BMW, the US President Barack Obama’s car is only one more safer than this car.