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Introducing the new Range Rover Sentinel: a luxury fortress on wheels. Photo:AFP
Introducing the new Range Rover Sentinel: a luxury fortress on wheels. Photo:AFP

Land Rover to offer armor-plated luxury

British premium SUV maker Land Rover has taken the wraps off the Range Rover Sentinel, its first car capable of withstanding grenades, bullets and TNT attacks.

British premium SUV maker Land Rover has taken the wraps off the Range Rover Sentinel, its first car capable of withstanding grenades, bullets and TNT attacks.

Launched with a guide price of €400,000 the Sentinel is based on the company's flagship Autobiography model and has been developed by its Special Operations department.

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So as well as supreme comfort, a leather interior and rear seats that recline, it is also certified to VR8 standard against ballistic threats.

This ability to withstand a salvo of shells or other projectiles is due to a six-piece armored passenger cell, a tamper-proof exhaust system and self-sealing fuel tank, not to mention run flat tires and bullet-proof tinted glass all round.

'The Sentinel is one of the most extraordinary Range Rovers ever produced. It has been expertly engineered by Special Vehicle Operations to provide class-leading levels of protection to occupants against extreme attack, whilst retaining the Range Rover's luxury and refinement with off-road capability,' said John Edwards, Managing Director of Jaguar Land Rover Special Operations.

  • First Published Date : 08 Sep 2015, 12:41 PM IST