In such a situation, they also need a safe car to travel, for this, President Ram Nath Kovind uses the Mercedes Maybach S600 Pullman, this car is the official car of the President of India. This car is always seen at their official events.
The Mercedes Maybach S600 Pullman is one of the safest cars in the world and many of the country’s leading people use this car, including our President. The S600 Pullman has a lot of features and equipment that protect the President.
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Talking about the safety features of Mercedes Benz S-Class S600, it has a VR10 level ballistic protection. It can withstand attacks from car hand grenades to machine guns, which protects it from the biggest attack.
In this limousine, the oxygen tank has been given to protect the passenger from a gas attack. Along with this, it has been given many other things including underbody armour plating, bucket proof glass, alloys and wheels. These safety features are not limited to exteriors only.
The Mercedes Benz S-Class S600 features reinforced suspension equipment, with additional braces and steel spring. It has a big brake, special inner wheel rim with run-flat tires for better acceleration.
Apart from these safety features and equipment, this 21.3 feet long limousine has been given many luxury features. The weight of this car is more than 5 tons due to many safety equipments. However, the features, equipment and specifications of the President’s car is a secret.
The Mercedes-Benz S-Class S600 is powered by a 6.0-litre twin-turbo V12 engine that delivers 530 Bhp of power and 830 Newton meter of torque. This is an old model used by the President of India. He was supposed to update it this year but during the economic crisis at the time of Kovid-19, he has opted out of buying a new car.
The Mercedes-Benz S-Class S600 was also official of Pratibha Patil, the country’s first president. Former President Pratibha Patil updated the Mercedes-Benz S-Class W140 limousine to the S-Class S600 Pullman Guard.