PM Modi Upgrades To Mercedes-Maybach Costing Rs 12 Crore

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was recently spotted in his new Mercedes-Maybach S650 Guard at the Hyderabad House in Delhi. He was seen in his new car to welcome Russian President Vladimir Putin.

The new Mercedes-Maybach S650 replaces the Prime Minister's previous cars such as the Land Rover Range Rover Vogue and Toyota Land Cruiser.

PM Modi Upgrades To Mercedes-Maybach Costing Rs 12 Crore

According to sources, the new Mercedes-Maybach S650 Guard of Prime Minister Narendra Modi comes with VR-10 level protection, which is the highest level of armoured protection available on any production car.

PM Modi Upgrades To Mercedes-Maybach Costing Rs 12 Crore

The new Mercedes-Maybach S650 Guard of Prime Minister Narendra Modi comes with VR-10 level protection can withstand bullets from all directions, thanks to its armoured windows and body shell.

PM Modi Upgrades To Mercedes-Maybach Costing Rs 12 Crore

According to sources, the car can even stop bullets from Ak-47 (more commonly used assault rifle due to its simplicity and firepower).

Moreover, the new Mercedes-Maybach S650 Guard of Prime Minister Narendra Modi also gets an Explosive Resistant Vehicle 2010 (ERV 2010) rating. This means the car can withstand and protect the occupants inside from a 15 kg TNT blast.

PM Modi Upgrades To Mercedes-Maybach Costing Rs 12 Crore

For this level of protection, the new Mercedes-Maybach S650 Guard gets heavy armouring under its body and polycarbonate coating under its windows and can even protect its occupants against a direct explosion.

In case of any attacks that consist of poisonous gases, the new Mercedes-Maybach S650 Guard also gets a separate air supply.

PM Modi Upgrades To Mercedes-Maybach Costing Rs 12 Crore

In case if you are wondering about the vulnerability of tyres, the new Mercedes-Maybach S650 Guard also gets a set of special run-flat tyres that can withstand multiple punctures and continue to function normally for a quick getaway in case of any attacks.

Like the standard Mercedes-Maybach S650, the new Mercedes-Maybach S650 Guard of Prime Minister Narendra Modi also gets luxurious features such as adjustable rear seats, seat massagers, 4-zone climate control and many more.

PM Modi Upgrades To Mercedes-Maybach Costing Rs 12 Crore

With this level of armoured protection and features such as a separate air supply, the new Mercedes-Maybach S650 Guard is sure to put on a significant amount of additional weight.

So powering this mammoth is a beast of an engine. The 6.0-litre V12 engine gets two turbochargers to make 516 bhp and a massive 900 Nm of torque. This torque is what helps the new Mercedes-Maybach S650 Guard get up to the required speed in minimal time.

PM Modi Upgrades To Mercedes-Maybach Costing Rs 12 Crore

Speaking about the speed, the new Mercedes-Maybach S650 Guard of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is restricted to just 160 kmph.

In case if you are wondering who ordered the car, the request for a new car for the Prime Minister of India is usually put forward by the Special Protection Group (SPG), whom are responsible for the protection of the Prime Minister of India.

PM Modi Upgrades To Mercedes-Maybach Costing Rs 12 Crore

Moreover, the SPG has ordered two of these cars, out of which one of the cars will serve as a decoy.

Thoughts About Narendra Modi's New Mercedes-Maybach S650 Guard

The new Mercedes-Maybach S650 Guard is a fantastic vehicle to start with, the car offers all the creature comforts keep our Prime Minister happy at all times. Moreover, the vehicle features highest protection level to keep our Prime Minister safe at all times.

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Article Published On: Tuesday, December 28, 2021, 12:10 [IST]
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