Company cars, which drive the world's leaders
Russian President Vladimir Putin - Mercedes S-600 Guard Pullman produced in Germany.
Russian President Vladimir Putin traveled in an armored limousine Mercedes-Benz S-600 Guard Pullman made in Germany. Vehicle length of 6, 2 m, and a weight of about 3 tons. The machine is equipped 6-liter V12 capacity of 400 liters. from. His book protects against small arms and grenades, it is equipped with fire-extinguishing systems and protection against gas attack, and equipped with the latest technology salon is a comfortable office on wheels. Observe what is happening behind the limo help built into the trunk of a video camera. communication systems and vehicle safety are held in the strictest confidence. The most conservative estimate, the cost of such cars - more than 900 000 euros.
President Barack Obama - Cadillac One US production.
Official car of US President Barack Obama's Cadillac One US production, nicknamed "The Beast" (The Beast) - not just a limousine luxury class, it can be called the most armored and protected in the world. "The Beast", produced by concern General Motors on the platform of a pickup truck GMC TopKick, weighing more than eight tons, its length -. 5 5 m 20 cm door armor and 12-centimeter window armor can withstand direct shots from a large-caliber weapon. In the event of a chemical attack, there are oxygen tanks. You can also find guns, tear gas, guns for protection, as well as the capacity of the president's blood for transfusion. the vehicle fuel tank is protected and isolated from the outside world. Fuel consumption is huge - 3 liters of diesel per 10 km. Likely presidential limousine is the most protected and armored vehicle on the planet. That there is a 20-cm, and 12 cm thick armored glass. Do not forget about the Goodyear tires reinforced with Kevlar, which even after trying the shooting and hitting them in the shell will be able to drop off the president to the destination. The vehicle interior virtually cut off from the outside world, has several air filtering systems, which reduces to zero the probability of a chemical attack on the car. Beast fuel tank is protected and isolated from the outside world in case the direction of impact or damage when riding over rough terrain
Queen Elizabeth II - Bentley State Limousine UK production.
Britain's Queen enjoys issued in 2002 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of her accession to the throne exclusive sedan State Limousine from Bentley's UK production. Dual turbine on the engine (6.75 liters) V8 outputs 400 horsepower. The maximum speed of 210 km / h. Elizabeth II also belongs to the fleet of sedan Rolls-Royce, including manufactured in 1978 in a single copy of Phantom VI with a folding roof. However, the Queen has a new and more or less rare car. Unique Bentley Arnage Red Label, specially made for Elizabeth II. This car is equipped with air conditioning and minibar. It also protects Her Majesty from the poisonous gases through a special air filter. The cost of the exclusive "Royal" Bentley Arnage Red Label - about 475 000 euros.
Prime Minister David Kemeron- Jaguar XJ Sentinel V8 producing UK.
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom David Cameron, as his predecessors Tony Blair and Gordon Brown, preferred brand sedan Jaguar XJ Sentinel V8 production UK. Armored XJ Sentinel V8 painted in dark blue color. Under the hood of this "monster" should the engine capacity of 395 liters. p. allowing the car to accelerate to 240 km / h and the gain "hundred" in 5, 2 seconds. Security both at the height of cars. The gas tank, roof and trunk protected against explosions, and the doors closed bulletproof thick steel panels 3 and 7 mm. Also, high-ranking passengers are not afraid of poison gas that does not flow into the interior a special air filter. Preferred precursors, respectively, silver and green. Traditional black executive cars from British leaders are not held in high esteem.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel - Audi A8 produced in Germany.
Angela Merkel does not move on a specially created for her limousine and sedan at AUDI A-8 D3 / 4E Security made in Germany. It is known that the armored version of the Audi A8L is able to keep high-level passenger by shots from a firearm and a grenade under the floor. Also, thanks to 6-liter engine capacity of 450 liters. from. the car can go from almost any pursuit. As for the interior fittings of official Audi A8 Chancellor, it is quite standard for a luxury car, and consists of a mobile office and a mini-bar with fridge. The composition of the convoy consists of two cars police car Chancellor and protection, two motorcyclists and car Medical Service. Price: € 160 500 (serial version of Audi A8L W12); the cost of the armored versions - on request
The head Xi Jinping - FAW Hong Qi HQE production of China.
Executive car head Xi Jinping is the same as that of his predecessors -. Limousine FAW Hong Qi HQE ( "Red Flag") length of 6, 4 m To increase the demand for cars of domestic production, the government of China in February 2012 banned local officials to go on foreign cars, the price of which exceeds $ 28 500. However, the CCP leaders and without this long travel by car, manufactured by Chinese factories. Debut of the car took place in October 2009 at the celebrations to mark the 60th anniversary of the founding of the PRC. The design of the armored limousine was inspired by traditional Chinese motifs: for radiator grille reminiscent of his old fan. Machine design - a state secret. All that is known about the sedan - is its weight: 4, 5 m and capacity 12-cylinder engine - no less than 400 horsepower. Price: according to various estimates, from $ 600,000 to $ 1, 2 million (the exact cost has not been disclosed)
Limousine Toyota Century Royal Japan Emperor
Japan's Emperor Akihito and his wife Michiko decided to change the good old Nissan Prince Royal, he served more than 30 years, to more modern, but no less reliable and of good cars. The appropriate level of the car company has agreed to build a Toyota. Century model, a kind of Japanese "six hundredth", are very popular with very large heads of very large companies, it has received a completely new body created using a whole heap of sensitive technologies. Key Features: 5-liter V12 with 350 horsepower. Interestingly, in this case, Toyota "breached" the agreement of the Japanese producers, which does not allow to produce cars with capacity of more than 280 forces. "Enterprise" is released Century is a 280-horsepower V12. Price: about $ 460,000.
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe - Toyota Century Japanese production.
Japan is one of the leading countries of the auto manufacturers in the world, so there is nothing surprising in the fact that the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe countries prefer domestic cars. two utility vehicle is in his garage. First - Toyota Century. Higher leadership of Japan and the imperial family for many years enjoyed sedans Toyota Century, which are hand-picked for them. Toyota Century Issue began in 1967 and was timed to the 100th anniversary of the company's founder Sakichi Toyoda. Design of the car remains almost unchanged for the past 40 years. Five-liter V12 power of 280 horsepower (the maximum allowed by Japanese law). Sedan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is more democratic than the auto Emperor Akihito. Imperial Toyota Century Royal has a more impressive dimensions, the car has curtains made of rice paper screens, ceiling and granite with electric footrest - a tribute to the monarch. Another official car in the garage Shinzo Abe - Hybrid Lexus LS 600h L (the price of the production version - from € 153 600) chosen by the prime minister as an opportunity to demonstrate the achievements of the Japanese car industry and care for the environment.
French President Francois Hollande - Citroen DS5 production of France.
Francois Hollande as a company car picked Citroen DS5 production of France. That it May 15, he came to the Elysee Palace to his inauguration. The Head of State gave up in favor of the hatchback limousine with a hybrid setup than demonstrated concern for the environment. In addition, for the Citroen DS5 Hollande, custom-made, body type landau Top opening has been selected. It is worth noting that the automotive metamorphosis of the first French person is not completed at the turn of the company car: Francois Hollande has reduced to two the number of its drivers, and told them to obey the traffic rules and stop at a red light. Price: € 40 200 (serial hybrid version)
Italian President Sergio Mattarella- Lancia Thema Italy production.
President Sergio Mattarella remains true to the Italian auto industry. The main vehicle of Italian President - five-meter sedan Lancia Thema is equipped with a powerful V8 engine 6, 4 l. Italian presidential preference Lancia brand cars for the past several decades. At the inauguration of the President came to the Lancia Flaminia. Price: € 39 900 (standard version)