Bulletproof Vehicles are not made for common people, this is for over security-conscious customers of top brands of vehicles. Recently BMW Unveiled a Bulletproof Car. This is a the armored version of its X5 sport-utility vehicle said to be AK-47-proof. BMW used special steel and reinforced, shatterproof glass for the X5 to ensure best class safety of passenger compartment.
Bulletproof Vehicle is also known as Armored Vehicle. Leading manufactures of these kinds vehicles are Audi, Bentley, BMW, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Ford, GMC, Hummer, Infiniti, Jeep, Maybach, Mercedes, Lexus, Land Rover, Mitsubishi, Porsche, Rolls Royce, Toyota, VW etc. Mainly Cars (Sedans), Trucks, and SUVs are made in this way and usually cost high amount than a regular model.
What is a Bullet Proof Vehicle?
A Bulletproof Vehicle or car is a security vehicle which is made by replacing its windows of a standard vehicle (Sedan or SUV) with bullet proof glass inserts. This inserts can be done into body panels for passenger safety. The civilian armored car which typically features no different from a standard vehicle.
Major Bulletproof Vehicles which are factory produced like Audi A6 and A8, Lincoln Town Car BPS, the Hyundai Equus, the BMW High Security series are most famous.
Usage and Certifications
Bulletproof Vehicle are not commonly used by public. Those who prefer for high security from various reasons can buy one. Most of the time, these vehicles are provided by governments for elected officials. This can offers great protection in a car accident. The substantial weight of an armored car needs a special trained driver with tactical driving skills. Manufacturers of bullet proof vehicles should get “VR” rating such as VR6 – VR9.
Worlds Leading Bullet Proof Vehicles Manufactures and Models
Audi S6 and Q7 are the two important models Bulletproof Car.
2. Land Rover
Land Rover offers Armored Bulletproof Land Rover :- Discovery, LR3, Range Rover Sport, Range Rover HSE, Range Rover Supercharged 1 and Range Rover Supercharged 2.
Bentley Continental Flying Spur Speed is the famous model.
Lexus offers bullet proof vehicles like Lexus GS430, Lexus LX570 (LX470) and LS600h.
BMW makes bullet proof vehicles like BMW X3, BMW X5, BMW X6 and BMW 7-Series.
Jeep Grand Cherokee is the available bullet proof vehicle from Jeep.
VW Passat and VW Touareg are leading models of bullet proof vehicles.
Toyota offers range of bulletproof vehicles like Toyota Camry, Toyota FJ Cruiser, Toyota 4Runner, Toyota Tundra, Toyota Sequoia and Toyota Landcruiser.
9. Rolls Royce
Rolls Royce Phantom is the famous bullet proof model.
Hummer offers you Hummer H1 Alpha, Hummer H2 and Hummer H3 Alpha in bullet proof vehicles series.
Porsche Cayenne is a famous bullet proof car.
Mitsubishi makes bullet proof Mitsubishi Endeavor and Mitsubishi Eclipse GT.
Ford offers great bullet proof vehicles like Ford Expedition, Ford F150 Pickup Truck, Ford F250 Pickup Truck and Ford E-Series Van.
Chevrolet offers range of bullet proof vehicles like Chevrolet Tahoe, Chevrolet Trailblazer, Chevrolet Suburban, Chevrolet 2500 Pickup Truck, Chevrolet Explorer Van, Chevrolet Avalanche and Chevrolet Silverado.
Famous bullet proof vehicles from Mercedes-Benz are Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG, Mercedes-Benz S400 Hybrid, Mercedes-Benz S550, Mercedes-Benz S600, Mercedes-Benz 65 AMG, Mercedes-Benz GL450, Mercedes-Benz GL550, Mercedes-Benz G550 (G500) and Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG.