- PM Narendra Modi has got the Mercedes-Maybach S650 Guard armoured car as a part of his ultra-safe convoy
- The Mercedes-Maybach S650 Guard costs Rs 12 Crore and is most expensive bulletproof production car
PM Narendra Modi convoy now gets the Mercedes-Maybach S650 Guard bulletproof car. It is the most expensive bulletproof production car which can cost more than Rs 12 crore. When Modi welcomed Russian President Putin, the Maybach S650 Guard was spotted first. The car gets VR10 protection which is highest for any production car on the planet. Special Protection Group (SPG) is responsible for guarding India’s state heads. SPG ordered two identical cars at a cost of Rs 12 Crore each.
Mercedes-Maybach S650 Guard
As the car comes at Rs 12 Crore price tag, it justifies it as well with safety features it offers. The windows of the car can take assault of AK-47 rifles. Even 15 kg TNT blast can be handled on the Mercedes-Maybach S650 Guard. It got seperate air supply as well in case of gas attack scenarios.
Mercedes has given Maybach S650 Guard an ultra-powerful 6.0-Litre twin-turbo engine. This powerful engine packs 516 bhp and 900 Nm. Top speed of the car is limited to 160 kmph. In case of damage or puncture, the car gets special tyres that will continue to function to ensure a quick gateway. The interior is plush and offer features as of the standard Maybach S-Class.
Narendra Modi has upgraded to many cars over the years. As the Gujarat CM, he used to travel in bulletproof Mahindra Scorpio. When he became Prime Minister in 2014, the BMW 7-Series joined his security fleet. Land Rover Range Rover Vogue & Toyota Land Cruiser were also the part of his security fleet in the past.