No idea why you would need a car with such protection unless you’re some big shot who’s life is in jeopardy. BMW has announced the new X5 Security – a custom-made X5 SUV with protection against criminal attacks or other dangerous situations.
Other than the 355-hp 4.8L V8 engine that may get you away from danger from 0-60 in 7.5 seconds the BMW X5 Security comes with VR4 protection (which is pretty high-level protection according to Europeans). The X5 Security protects passengers from attacks with a .44 caliber Magnum, a .357 Magnum caliber or 9 mm Luger. That is achieved with some strong safety glass, and moldings and panels made from a high-fiber composite with polycarbonate coating. Of course it comes with some technology features like a rear-view camera, a raid alarm which automatically locks all doors and windows and the ability to communicate with people outside the window without opening your doors or windows.
We can imagine some hip-hop artist showing this off on an episode of MTV Cribs. That’s how they roll.
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