Here are the 10 heavily guarded and customised cars of world's top super-strong leaders, from Ram Nath Kovind's Mercedes-Benz S600 Pullman to Abe Shino's Lexus LS600h.
The leaders around the world are the biggest risk-takers and make one of the most significant decisions and challenge alot of warnings. That's why these powerful leaders are provided with specific shielded vehicles for safety purposes. So, here are 10 super strong cars in which these power personalities roam around.
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1) Ram Nath Kovind (Mercedes-Benz S600 Pullman Guard)
Mr Ram Nath Kovind is Indian President and, he roams around in his extended Mercedes-Benz S600 Pullman. He is among the several valuable people in the country and retains the most powerful position in India. The Pullman he owns is 21.35 feet long. In terms of the protection against ballistics, it scored a VR10 safety rating. The S600 Pullman owned by Ram Nath Kovind can counter bullets from machine guns and hand grenades. The car tips the scales at 5 tonnes and it gets propelled by a V12, 6-litre petrol unit which develops 530 bhp of power.
The Pullman he owns is 21.35 feet long and, in terms of the protection against ballistics, it is rated as VR10.
2) Narendra Modi (BMW 760 Li High Security)
One of the popularly known personalities in India, PM Narendra Modi roams in a fleet of car to travel around the places. Mr Narendra Modi has recently appeared roaming in Land Rover but, his official vehicle is the BMW 760 Li High Security. This car is top of the line sedan in the company's portfolio and, its heavily protected body gets VR10 safety rating. Only for Mr Narendra Modi's use, the sedan employs secure communication lines and run-flat rubber tyres. Powering the BMW 760 Li High Security is a V10, 6-litre petrol mill which churns out 540 bhp of power.
This car is the flagship sedan in the company's portfolio and, its heavily protected body gets VR10 protection rating.
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3) Donald Trump (Cadillac One)
The official security vehicle of the American president Donald Trump is Cadillac One. Acquired by GM, Cadillac One SUV underpins the GTC sedan. Moreover, the outside layout of the car is influenced by Cadillac Escalade. This SUV is extremely guarded and, we do not know the exact specs of the car. The car features secured lines for communication and the SUV also gets a life support feature for the president in emergencies. The Cadillac One owned by president Donal Trump tips the scales at 8000 kgs. There are only 8-10 Cadillac SUVs which are used for confidential duties as trick vehicles.
This SUV is extremely guarded and, we are not known to the exact specs of the car.
4) Xi Jinping (HongQi N501)
The Chinese president Xi Jinping roams in a locally-built HongQi N501. This car is replaced by the older HongQi from the company's portfolio. This brand particularly built cars for the president and the vehicles manufactured by this company are not for sale in the local markets. The accurate specs of this car are unknown, but the vehicle is heavily guarded and derives power from a powerful mill.
This brand particularly built cars for the president and the vehicles manufactured by this company are not for sale in the local markets.
5) Vladimir Putin (Cortege Limousine)
The Russian president and the most powerful leader around the world Vladimir Putin has recently owned a new vehicle for official travel purposes. He brought a locally built Cortege Limousine which is replaced by his Mercedes-Benz W211 S-Class Pullman. Exact specs about Vladimir's Cortege long-wheelbase car are not well known, but it was manufactured by big companies like Bosch and Porche.
He brought a locally built Cortege Limousine which is replaced by his Mercedes-Benz W211 S-Class Pullman.
6) British Royal Family (Bentley State Limousine)
Queen of the United Kingdom is among the most respectable families around the globe. The British carmakers specially built a wine-coloured Bentley State Limousine for the Queen and her family. The car draws power from a V8, twin-turbocharged 6.78-litre petrol engine.
The British carmakers specially built a wine-coloured Bentley State Limousine for the Queen and her family.
7) Theresa May (Jaguar XJ Sentinel)
The Prime Minister of England Theresa May uses a specially built Jaguar XJ Sentinel as her approved car. The sedan is excessively armoured by a covering of Kelvar along with Titanium to safeguard the commuters. The luxury sedan features a 13mm iron base as floorboard to protect the passengers from land mines and an oxygen tank. Moreover, the sedan also has its ventilation system too.
The sedan is excessively armoured by a sheet of Kelvar along with Titanium to safeguard the commuters.
8) Angela Merkel (Audi A8 L Security)
The official vehicle of Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel is the Audi A8 L. The LWB Audi A8 L is heavily armoured which can easily save the passengers from a grenade or machine-gun bullets. The car can counter most kinds of guns around the world as the sedan has received VR7 along with VR9 safety rating.
The LWB Audi A8 L is heavily armoured which can easily save the passengers from a grenade or machine-gun bullets.
9) Pope Francis (Customised Mercedes-Benz M-Class)
The head of Catholic Church and sovereign of Vatican City State Pope Francis uses a modified Mercedes-Benz M-Class as his official vehicle. The vehicle is specially built for Pope to roam around the congested places without any worry about a mishap. Moreover, the rear part of the SUV accommodates an air-tight and bulletproof capsule which also gets its supply of oxygen. Pope Francis can travel around the city is his customised Mercedes-Benz SUV without any worry.
The car is specially built for Pope to roam around the crowded places without any worry about a mishap.
10) Abe Shinzo (Lexus LS600h Armoured)
Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo is also a big car enthusiast. His official car is a Lexus LS600h which is customised too. On the inside, the sedan is very luxurious and comfortable and for the protection of Prime Minister, it employs heavy steel armoured around the body. Moreover, the car quips polycarbonate windows along with steel metal sheet beneath the body of the car. The sedan derives power from a V8, 4.6-litre petrol motor which churns out 386 bhp of power and 498 Nm of twisting force.
On the inside, the sedan is very luxurious and comfortable but for the safety of Prime Minister, it employs heavy steel armoured around the body.