The carriage I! On the ride than the rulers of the great powers of the world

The carriage I! On the ride than the rulers of the great powers of the world

Donald trump, known for chic garage, valued Cadillac. For his needs already preparing 8-ton “Beast”. What’s crackin ‘ the top leaders of other countries?


For more than 15 years of US presidents takes a limo from General Motors, nicknamed “the Beast” (The Beast). It’s a whole family of vehicles passing annual improvements. With each new presidential term and change cars. But the concept of them remains the same.

Since Bush it is not passenger limo, a stretched SUV with a reinforced chassis frame and a body, where the integrated bronekapsuly. By construction it is an independent vehicle that has no analogues in the civil line of General Motors. However, the “Beast” is stylized as a Cadillac and has a lot in common in design with full-size Escalade SUV.

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In chassis design used some parts from GMC Kodiak C4500. But the vast majority of components and assemblies in the “Beast” is unique. For example, under the hood it has a 6.5-liter V-type diesel engine with 8 cylinders. It develops over 400 HP and 800 Nm of torque.

While omnivorous diesel as a tank engine. If necessary, it is possible to fill low-quality fuel mixture and it will remove the first passenger out of a difficult situation.

True, and fuel consumption to match the tank: 30 liters per “hundred” in a calm traffic rhythm. Cadillac One (The Beast) accelerates to “hundred” for 15 seconds.

Bronekapsuly isolated from the outside world. Inside there are oxygen tanks, and chemical defense. Machine can withstand a direct hit from a grenade launcher, the armor thickness in some places reaches 18 see a Door similar to the sash a Bank vault. To open the presidential gate, the guard needs to pull her outside with both hands.

Cadillac One is transported on a special transport plane C-17 Globemaster.

Last year work began on an improved presidentialism. He was caught by the photographers on U.S. roads. So Donald trump, who sought to have the coolest Cadillac of all possible will finally achieve their dreams. Already announced that some vehicles from spicaria Obama will go to the landfill as targets for shooting from machine guns, grenade launchers and guns. So will be studied are potentially vulnerable presidential “Beast” for making the best protection.


Russia on the background of USA looks modest in the development of cars for the first persons of the state. Soviet times, when the plant ZIL was going spetstransport with bernecapitalarea, irretrievably gone. The conveyor is disassembled and shops are being demolished for office buildings. First among equals now prefers to move around on it is a serial Mercedes-Benz S600 Pullman Guard. A similar car can order any citizen who possesses the necessary means. The exception is some special communication equipment, and security.

The wheelbase of the machine is considerable of 4.31 meters and a length of 6.35 m. Under the hood is a 12 cylinder monster with a volume of 5.5 liter capacity of 517 HP diesel Traction unit is 830 Nm of torque.

However, now attempted to develop their own presidential car. The work is carried out on the basis of US and other organizations. The project “Cortege” implies the emergence of several models, including SUV escort. But things are moving a bit stiff. It is only known that the presidential car will be AWD.


Home of the big German Troika with Executive machines confusion. Who is more important: of the Chancellor or the Federal President of Germany?

Angela Merkel loved Audi A-8 Security D¾E capacity of over 500 HP, but Joachim gauck prefers Mercedes-Benz S600 Pullman Guard, as Putin. Booking both partial machines. The car is able to protect the first persons from grenade shrapnel and rifle bullets. These armored cars are built on the basis of the usual elongated machines and do not have the substantial capacity to resist fire.


The most ironic cars traditionally belong to the French leadership.

Since the days of Charles de Gaulle, the leadership was assigned to the Citroen DS. Modern Citroen DS5 is an extended hatchback with a hybrid setup under the hood. He also had air suspension and anti-roll. The reservation is, but it is extremely local and bulletproof. Moreover, françois Hollande likes to greet the audience, leaning out the top hatch. Power hybrid plants does not exceed 300 HP


A special division of transportation instituted in England.

Queen Elizabeth II drives a Rolls-Royce Phantom VI or our Bentley Arnage Red Label with bulletproof shields in the doors and bulletproof glass. However, Park has a lot of Range Rover, which the Royal family’s preference for a long time. Cars by design do not differ from the serial samples and only the finish and deep study of stylistics. These machines participated in the celebration of the 90th anniversary of Elizabeth II in July of this year.

But the Prime Minister allowed to use armored limousines Jaguar XJ Super V8. These cars are made to order and have layered security. They are able to withstand chemical attack and the shelling of heavy weapons. However, before anti-tank rocket launchers, they are powerless. Under the hood of the car is V-shaped “eight”, developing around 400 HP


In Japan a similar situation. There are two first person and two garages. Emperor Akihito and his wife Michiko moved to a specially designed limousine Toyota Century Royal. The car is equipped 12-cylinder engine volume of 5.0 liters capacity of 400 HP

Total built four cars, working in the Imperial Park for more than a decade. Japanese Emperor rarely change iron horses. His father used the Nissan Prince Royal limousines that were riding since the mid 60-ies until the beginning of the 2000s. Booking in vehicles with mounted bulletproof armored panels. Instead of license plate they have is an image of the Imperial seal, and rear passenger door painted a 16 petal chrysanthemum, which symbolizes the state throne.

By the way, the Prime Minister of Japan travels in an armored hybrid Lexus LS600hL.


Of great importance is government car and for the Chinese government. Executive limousine of FAW HongQi HQE was brought to the 60th anniversary of the people’s Republic of China.

The machine dimensions are 6.4 meters long, 2.05 meters wide and 1.72 m in height and weight with armor plates of more than 4.5 tonnes. Under the hood, installed a 12-cylinder engine with over 400 horsepower

Booking system and the technical characteristics of the car are kept secret. It is known that the chassis has, borrowing from the Toyota Land Cruiser. Built by FAW HongQi HQE factory FAW in Changchun.