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Thursday, March 8, 2012

5 Bullet Proof Cars Parade

Increasingly fierce competition between manufacturers is not only happening in the family vehicle market, but also an armored car market. As the name suggests this car has a form that is not much different from the general four-wheeled vehicles, but has a body covered with bullet-resistant armor, even a grenade explosion. 

Of course, the armored car market is not just any people, but the important people who need extra protection, such as heads of state, dignitaries, and wealthy businessmen. Interestingly, when this so-called bullet-proof car for the commercial market is not only designed sedan, but also have variants available sport utility vehicle (SUV). Similarly, the author states, not just Germany or the U.S., but also expanding into Russia. Here are five bullet-proof cars are popular in the world and many important people are ordered: 

1. Mercedes-Benz S600 Guard
Mercedes-Benz name as the essential vehicle was already popular in the world. In fact, in Indonesia, Mercedes-Benz vehicles shall be the president. Mercedes-Benz expanded its market into specific segments with the release of bullet-proof car, the S600 Guard offers a series of technologies capable of protection. 

This Cars use 12-cylinder engine that produces power 517 hp is used by 90 heads of government and a number of important people. 
Mercedes-Benz S600 Guard. (Picture from: http://www.motorauthority.com/)

Therefore, the S-Guard features the ability to withstand small bombs. S-Guard is made exclusively in Mercedes-Benz facility located in Sindelfingen, Germany. 

2. Dartz Kombat T98 
Dartz Kombat T98 is an armored vehicle made by Russia company that produced armoured vehicles for Vladimir Lenin, Leon Trotsky, and Tsar Nicolas, named Dartz.

The design is pretty grim with the steel layer thickness of 5 inches and 3 inches wide window that is claimed to be able to withstand rocket-propelled grenades and assault rifles like the AK-47 assault rifles

Cars with engine Vortec V8 that also has a comfortable cabin and spacious enough for rich people. In fact, the rate of speed to break the 180 km/h so it is fast enough to go on the streets. 
Dartz Kombat T98. (Picture from: http://www.luxurylaunches.com/)

To be the owner of the car design is similar to the Hummer, the purchaser must provide the money USD. 218 thousand or Rp. 2 billion. Armored Vehicles Dartz Kombat T98 guarantee delivered directly to the buyer.

3. Knight XV
Knight XV into SUV in its class because it brings the most advanced security technology equivalent of the official car of the President of the United States.

As the armored vehicles worth USD. 479 thousand or Rp. 4.4 billion, enough to convince the standard equipment such as satellite navigation systems, bullet-resistant body and blast bombs, and machine capable of taking environmentally friendly fuel bio-ethanol. 

Cars are made available in limited numbers, 100 units per year to maintain the exclusiveness. 
Knight XV. (Picture from: http://www.gtspirit.com/)

Car with a V10, 6,800 cc engine that produces 400 hp and 498 lb-feet of torque.

4. Jaguar XJ Sentinel
Jaguar also interested in developing a bullet-proof car by releasing Jaguar XJ Sentinel. One of the advantages of this car is the spec steel layer B7 so that the resistance of low-scale ballistic shot of 15 kg TNT. Like most sports sedan, the XJ Sentinel alluring design with the character of the car that displays an aura of luxury and elegance. 

Moreover, an engine with capacity of 5,000 cc and the V8 configuration that can produce big power. 
Jaguar XJ Sentinel. (Picture from: http://www.thecrappery.com/)

XJ Sentinel can accelerate from 0-100 km/h in 9.7 seconds and a maximum speed of 195 km/h.

5. Gurkha LAPV
Gurkha LAPV armored cars ability quite convincing. Moreover, its design as a light tactical vehicles equipped with four side doors and a rear door. In total Gurkha LAPV able to carry four adult passengers in comfort.

Gurkha LAPV mounted on the Ford F55O chassis and produced using the default security level 3 following the NATO specification resistant lightweight projectiles. This car is sold at USD. 479 thousand or Rp. 4.4 billion with a standard specification 4 liter engine V8 turbo diesel that give maximum power of 350 hp at 300 rpm. Distributed power all four wheels with 5-speed automatic transmission.
Gurkha LAPV. (Picture from: http://auto.military.com/)

Gurkha LAPV have traveled 600 km with a fuel tank capacity 151 liters and a maximum speed of 155 km/h. *** [OVI | PIKIRAN RAKYAT 02032012]
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