Yes, this appears to be a standard Bentley Mulsanne, but thanks to , this particular machine is capable of withstanding land mine blasts and most high-power rifle fire. Run flat tires ensure you'll never be a sitting duck, and with its added exterior cameras, you'll always know what's going on around you.
German specialist 's G-Atlant is based on the Mercedes G-350 CDI and adds enhanced protection to one of the most capable SUVs on the planet. The company bonds ballistic steel to the chassis, and the material also surrounds the cabin. Beefier tires and a skid plate enhance off-road capabilities, and some nifty custom stitching, blue mood lighting, and racing buckets add to the interior ambiance.
The Mercedes-Benz S-Class has always been the the default choice for dignitaries with transportation needs, so it's an obvious candidate for armored conversions. Germany's has already gotten its hands on the 2014 S-Class and converted it to withstand all manner of small and heavy arms fire. Run flat tires come standard, and the brakes and suspension have been modified to compensate for the additional weight.
Few aftermarket companies can match OEM fit, finish, and quality. If that's what you're after, BMW will you a 7 Series that is not only heavily armored, but also has an integrated fire extinguisher system and an auxiliary air supply that turns on in the event of a tear gas attack.
Russian company Dartz Pombron earned some notoriety (and the ire of PETA) a few years back when it offered optional interiors made from whale privates. At one point, it also offered this insane 2000 hp armored vehicle called the Nagel that had a claimed 10,000 lb towing capacity. To our knowledge, no Nagel was ever built or delivered to customers. We're guessing Dartz didn't really think this one through all the way.
The Canadian-built Gurkha is a nothing short of a military vehicle you can park in your garage. That is, if you have a really big garage. Its armoring conforms to NATO standards for light armor vehicles, and the 6.7-liter diesel V8 produces 300 hp and 660 lb-ft of torque. Of course, it needs every bit of that power because the Gurka weighs 13,500 lbs. A gun-ready roof mounted turret is optional.
makes all manner of beastly military vehicles, but the only one you might conceivably want to live with is the Sandcat. It's compact by military standards, but it still weighs 19,500 lbs. A v-shaped, mine-deflecting under body is standard, and the Sandcat comes in four flavors; Base, Mine-Protected Light Patrol Vehicle, Special Operations Vehicle, and Tactical Protector Vehicle.
If you're really concerned about security, the last thing you want is to attract attention with a gigantic armored paramilitary vehicle or a flashy luxury sedan. So, why not start with of the most ubiquitous cars on the road? This Toyota Camry can protect you from AK-47 fire round while blending in at the grocery store.