The Maybach 650 was launched in 2019 and it is the most expensive production armoured vehicle in India.
It is now to the primary vehicle of choice for the PM.
PM Modi has got SPG protection, which is provided to highest office bearers in India.
As part of the security detail, PM Modi has had a BMW 7-Series, a Mahindra Scorpio, a Range Rover as well as a Land Cruiser in the past.
The Maybach 650 was launched in 2019 and it is the most expensive production armoured vehicle in India. The car comes with VR10 protection level, the highest-ever provided in a production car.
The Mercedes-Maybach S650 Guard can withstand 15kg TNT explosions (it has received an Explosive Resistant Vehicle (ERV) 2010 rating) and bullets. The Maybach 650 has special integrated steel between the outer skin and structure, polycarbonate coating on the inside, and the undercarriage gets heavy armour to counter direct explosions. The wheels of Maybach 650 are puncture-proof, for anyone getting the wrong ideas.The car even evade chemical gas attacks, making it a top security vehicle choice for a head of state.
All these features mean that the Mercedes-Maybach 650 has a similarly explosive price tag of Rs 12 crore.
The Mercedes-Maybach 650 Guard is powered by a 6.0-litre, V12, twin-turbocharged engine, which is capable of generating a power of 523 bhp and peak torque of 830 Nm.
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