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Bulletproof Luxury Cars

The Mercedes-Benz S-Class Guard Can Withstand a Bomb in Style

— August 6, 2014 — Autos
There are some people who require both security and style; the latest Mercedes-Benz is a bulletproof luxury car that delivers such criteria. Fit for the Beyonces and Jay-Zs of the world, it is an elegant ride that can withstand a bomb. Perhaps Tony Stark (also known as Iron Man) could have used a vehicle like this to avoid the shrapnel that lodge itself dangerously in his chest.

That said, this bulletproof luxury car is part of the brand's S-Class line. Dubbed the Guard, the armored automobile is hand-built in the Sindelfingen plant. Boasting VR6/VR7 protection level armor, the bulletproof luxury car is outfitted with a 10 centimeter thick windshield that weighs about 298 pounds and five centimeter thick steel plates around the cabin to protect the passengers.
Trend Themes
1. Bulletproof Luxury Cars - Opportunity for manufacturers to develop high-end vehicles that combine style and top-level security.
2. VR6/VR7 Protection Level Armor - Demand for advanced armor systems that provide superior protection against ballistic threats.
3. Hand-built Armored Automobiles - Potential for bespoke manufacturing of customized armored vehicles to cater to high-net-worth individuals and security-conscious customers.
Industry Implications
1. Automotive Manufacturing - Innovation in creating bulletproof luxury cars presents opportunities for growth and differentiation within the automotive industry.
2. Defense & Security - Disruption in the defense industry by developing advanced armor solutions for military and civilian applications.
3. Personal Security Services - Potential for specialized security firms to offer bespoke armored vehicle services to high-profile clients.
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