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Armored BMW i7 Announced, Electric Sedan Will Soon Be Able to Take a Bullet for You
Armored BMW i7 Announced, Electric Sedan Will Soon Be Able to Take a Bullet for You

7 Jul 2022, 08:07 UTC / BMW has officially announced the introduction of an armored version of the i7 electric sedan, which will premiere in 2023

 
AddArmor's Martin, Aston Martin Can Stop a .44 Magnum, Offers Lofty Vantage Point
AddArmor's Martin, Aston Martin Can Stop a .44 Magnum, Offers Lofty Vantage Point

1 Apr 2022, 08:36 UTC / It's going to cost you at least $32,500 to turn your Aston Martin Vantage into a bulletproof ride, with electric door handles

 
Hitler’s Armored Mercedes 770K Limo Is Now Part of Billionaire’s Private Collection
Hitler’s Armored Mercedes 770K Limo Is Now Part of Billionaire’s Private Collection

1 Mar 2022, 09:51 UTC / Clive Palmer has added two new collectibles to his future vintage car museum, which will include 600 such vehicles on rotation

 
Vehicular Action Game Crossout Mobile Turns the Post-Apocalyptic World into a Battlefield
Vehicular Action Game Crossout Mobile Turns the Post-Apocalyptic World into a Battlefield

25 Jan 2022, 20:27 UTC / The popular free-to-play vehicular game Crossout is getting a mobile adaptation that brings its gameplay and world to Android and iOS devices

 
From Regular to a Stretched Limo, Klassen Has You Covered With Their Bulletproof Cullinans
From Regular to a Stretched Limo, Klassen Has You Covered With Their Bulletproof Cullinans

20 Nov 2021, 10:00 UTC / A Rolls Royce Cullinan kitted out by Klassen can withstand firearms fire, including handguns or rifles, and even a direct blast from a pair of DM51 grenades

 
Live Pics: 2022 Mercedes-Benz S680 Guard Shows Off Massive Armor in Munich
Live Pics: 2022 Mercedes-Benz S680 Guard Shows Off Massive Armor in Munich

6 Sep 2021, 14:36 UTC / Mercedes-Benz has brought the armored version of the S680 to its booth at the IAA 2021 show. Check out the photo gallery for shots of its armor and features.

 
Taking Jeff Dunham’s Tank “Achmed” to the Drive-Through Is as Fun as It Sounds
Taking Jeff Dunham’s Tank “Achmed” to the Drive-Through Is as Fun as It Sounds

14 Aug 2021, 07:48 UTC / The famous comedian and ventriloquist is a well-known car collector with an eye for the most diverse vehicles. This 1965 Ferret armored car is one such example

 
President Biden Wants to Electrify the Beast Presidential Limousine
President Biden Wants to Electrify the Beast Presidential Limousine

22 May 2021, 07:18 UTC / The Presidential limousine last received an overhaul in 2018 under an ongoing contract with General Motors, and bears the Cadillac badge

 
Was Al Capone's 1928 Cadillac the World's First Civilian Armored Car?
Was Al Capone's 1928 Cadillac the World's First Civilian Armored Car?

8 Mar 2021, 13:21 UTC / Following a drive-by ambush, Capone realized that he needed better protection against automatic weapons and commissioned the world's first civilian armored car

 
World’s Only Bulletproof Porsche 911 Is a Very Normal-Looking 996 Carrera
World’s Only Bulletproof Porsche 911 Is a Very Normal-Looking 996 Carrera

28 Jan 2021, 09:02 UTC / That one time Porsche wanted to see if factory bulletproof Porsches would make any sense; the concept is at the Porsche Museum

 
A 1978 Bulletproof Beetle Is Looking for a New Owner to Protect
A 1978 Bulletproof Beetle Is Looking for a New Owner to Protect

22 Jan 2021, 05:39 UTC / One-owner, all-original and unrestored Beetle carries some extra weight due to ‘70s conversion into a Beetle Tank to protect against kidnappers

 
Klassen’s 2020 Range Rover SVAutobiography: Ride Like the Prez for $1.3M
Klassen’s 2020 Range Rover SVAutobiography: Ride Like the Prez for $1.3M

28 Nov 2020, 06:10 UTC / Klassen took the already custom SVAutobiography and made it presidential: a state car with full body armor and bulletproof tires, luxury options is for sale

 
This 1980 Armored Alfa Romeo Alfetta That Belonged to the Mafia Sold for Peanuts
This 1980 Armored Alfa Romeo Alfetta That Belonged to the Mafia Sold for Peanuts

17 May 2020, 04:23 UTC / Armored car with under 8 miles on the clock sold without reserve for $11,750. It belonged to Franco Muto, leader of the ‘Ndrina Muto group from Cetraro, Italy

 
1937 Cord Custom Beverly Is World’s Only Armored 812 Because It’s Cursed
1937 Cord Custom Beverly Is World’s Only Armored 812 Because It’s Cursed

13 Nov 2019, 14:40 UTC / The car is the only 812 to leave factor with bulletproof plating and was believed to have been “cursed.” It will hit the auction block in January

 
BMW X5 Protection VR6 Can Withstand AK-47 Bullets
BMW X5 Protection VR6 Can Withstand AK-47 Bullets

27 Aug 2019, 11:27 UTC / AK-47 bullets, hand grenades, C-4, you name it, this X5 can withstand them all while shooting off to a maximum velocity of 131 mph

 
Armored Volvo XC90 Can Drive Away After Being Shot at with an AK-47
Armored Volvo XC90 Can Drive Away After Being Shot at with an AK-47

26 Jun 2019, 11:52 UTC / Based on the Volvo XC90 T6 AWD in Inscription trim, the armored Volvo can take the full blow of bullets sprayed from the nozzle of an AK-47

 
Jay Leno Takes Tank to the Streets of LA
Jay Leno Takes Tank to the Streets of LA

5 Jun 2018, 08:07 UTC / Former TV host and car collector takes an armored car used as a fighting vehicle in WWII out for a drive: the Daimler Ferret Scout

 
Armored Skoda Superb Looks Like Your Average Estate
Armored Skoda Superb Looks Like Your Average Estate

29 May 2018, 12:17 UTC / Skoda UK releases an armored version of the Superb Estate, model to be priced nearly six times above regular version at £118,688.

 
Driving an Armored Ferret Through Suburban Tennessee Is Real
Driving an Armored Ferret Through Suburban Tennessee Is Real

19 May 2017, 11:03 UTC / Instead of letting it waste its time in a museum or something, the state of Tennessee is willing to allow this small armored car to function as a normal vehicle

 
Connecticut Police Officers Used Armored Military Vehicles to Deliver Toys to Needy Children
Connecticut Police Officers Used Armored Military Vehicles to Deliver Toys to Needy Children

29 Dec 2014, 14:21 UTC / When you usually see one of these dark blue wheeled armored personnel carriers the last thing you aspect is Santa cheering out of the bulletproofed rear window. But that is exactly what police offic...