Armored version S-Class Guard

November 19, 2014 at 17:19

Mercedes-Benz has recently introduced the safest of the S-Class new generation – an armored version, which received a traditional set-top box to the title Guard. Level of the model protection corresponds to classes VR6 and VR7. This is high-end level of ballistic protection in the European classification. Armored sedan withstands armor-piercing bullets, shots from a Kalashnikov, SVD sniper rifle and machine gun M60. In addition, the car is being protected from anti-personnel mines, plus grenades at the bottom and on the roof.

armored version S-Class Guard picture

armored version S-Class Guard pics

For the most part S-Class converted into modification Guard manually. In particular, the installation of a 5-cm metal sheet and 135-pound windshield thickness of 10 cm. Work carried out at the plant in Sindelfingen – in the same “Mercedes” produces armored S-Class of the previous generation, E-, M- and G-Class.

armored version S-Class Guard picture

armored version S-Class Guard pics

Offers a fresh “armored vehicle” will have only 530 hp (830 Nm) V12 bi-turbo 6.0 liter capacity, coupled with a 7-speed automatic transmission. Price – is still unknown. Earlier it was reported that the armored sedan will cost about 200 000 euros more than the standard S600. Armored car will be collected almost by hand at the factory in Sindelfingen.

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