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World’s Prime Minister & President Cars - Official State Cars

Author: Select Car Leasing     Date: 07-02-2017

As we all know, official state cars are some of the most visible symbols of any government. They are exclusive and specially designed vehicles which are used to both transport and protect the leaders of the country using all the latest technology. For any auto manufacturer it is considered as an honor to be selected to provide a state car for the respective leader.

UNITED KINGDOM – PRIME MINISTER

THERESA MAY - Jaguar XJ Sentinel

THERESA MAY Jaguar XJ Sentinel

 

KEY FEATURES:

  • Supercharged 5.0L V8 Engine
  • Top Speed 121mph, 0-60mph in 9.4 secs.
  • Conferencing & communication systems with multiple connection mediums.
  • Temperature regulated rear passenger massage seats.
  • 13mm explosive resistant steel plating fitted to the underside of the vehicle.
  • Interior cabins are lined with titanium and kevlar.
  • Reinforced windows with bullet resistant polycarbonate glass.
  • Run-flat tyres.
  • Gun ports which allow 1-way fire from within the vehicle to outside.
  • Independent oxygen supplies to protect passengers from chemical and bio-weapon attacks.
  • HD television system with Dolby 7.1 surround sound.

Estimated price- up to £300,000

USA President

Donald Trump - GM (General Motors) Cadillac One Limousine – Nicknamed ’Beast’

Donald Trump - GM (General Motors) Cadillac One Limousine – Nicknamed ’Beast’

KEY FEATURES:

  • Measuring 18ft in length, the car reportedly has a top speed of 60mph and a 6.6L V8 engine. Acceleration is from 0 to 62 miles per hour in just 15 seconds.
  • Loaded with luxury and a defensive armory.
  • Features a tear gas cannon at the back and a shotgun near the front passenger seat.
  • Can withstand even the strongest ground attacks including armor-piercing bullets, ground landmines and small bombs.
  • Safe against chemical or biological weapon attacks
  • State-of-the art communications systems to conduct official business or issue commands.
  • Will be stocked with blood compatible with Presidents blood type to protect the president in an event of injuries.
  • The armored doors are so heavy they are almost impossible to open from inside.
  • The diesel fuel tank is bullet and blast-proof, and the laminated windows are made from toughened glass and are several inches thick.
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Estimated price- Around $1.5 million

FRANCE President

François Hollande - Citroen DS5 Hybrid4 Convertible

KEY FEATURES:
  • It mixes a 163 horsepower four-cylinder HDi turbodiesel engine with a 37 horsepower electric motor that is mounted on the rear axle.

Estimated cost – $55,000

ITALY - Prime Minister

Paolo Gentiloni

The Italian Prime Minister uses a Maserati Quattroporte.

Details are to be announced!

INDIA - Prime Minister

Narendra Modi - BMW 7 Series 760Li 

Narendra Modi - BMW 7 Series 760Li

KEY FEATURES:

  • Powered by a 544bhp 5972cc petrol engine achieves top speed at 130 miles. Accelerates 0 to 62 miles per hour in 6.1 seconds.
  • Fully compliant with VR7 grade ballistic protection ranging from bombs to AK47s
  • Runs on 20 inch bulletproof alloys with flat run tires to drive several hundred kilometers and provides oxygen supplies to secure occupant in case of a gas attack.
  • Bullet and blast proof fuel tank to prevent any explosion.

Estimated cost – Around INR 8 to 10 Crores

GERMANY - Chancellor

Angela Merkel - Audi A8 L Security

  Germany Angela Merkel Audi A8 L

KEY FEATURES:

  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel travels in a range of German brands, one of which is an armored Mercedes S-Class.
  • She is driven around in a German limousine from Audi called the A8 L security which is an armored version of the luxury A8 L.
  • The car holds a VR7 and VR9 ballistic certificate and can withstand fire from many different kind of weapons, grenades and land mines.
  • The car is powered by a W12 powerful petrol engine that generates a maximum power of 500BHP and peak torque of 625Nm.

CHINA – Prime Minister

Li Keqiang - Hongqi HQE

CHINA - Li Keqiang - Hongqi HQE

KEY FEATURES:

  • The Chinese built Honggi HQE is a four-door 18-foot large limousine which is known as one of the most expensive cars in China and is specially designed and developed for securing the president and high ranking official leaders.
  • Powered by an impressive 400 horsepower the 6.0 litre V12 petrol engine generates 400 BHP power.

Estimated price – $801,624

RUSSIA – Prime Minister

Dmitry Medvedev

The Russian President travels in Mercedes S Class

KEY FEATURES:

  • The President of Russia is usually seen in an armored Mercedes S-Class stretched limousine. The limousine is bulletproof, has solid rubber tires, and carries an array of communications equipment. On state visits, it is airlifted to the destination using an Il-76.

JAPAN – Prime Minister

Shinzo Abe - Lexus LS600h

The Russian President travels in Mercedes S Class

Japan - Shinzo Abe - Lexus LS600h

KEY FEATURES:

  • The Japanese Prime Minister uses a Lexus LS600h L as his official state car.
  • It is known as a luxurious and comfortable car but is incredibly safe and features heavy steel armor all around the car.
  • The car features polycarbonate windows to protect against any attacks.
  • It is powered by a 4.6 litre V8 petrol engine that generates 386BHP power and 498 Nm torque.
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