Most expensive presidential cars: If you thought car shopping was a walk in the park, then wait until you go through these powerful and uniquely designed cars. There is a lot to think about when it comes to car shopping.
You want something that is stylish and will make a statement on the road. You also want to know that you will be safe and secure as you round bends, cruise at high speeds, and tackle tricky terrain.
The following is a list of top most expensive presidential cars in the world:
1. CADILLAC ONE: Barrack Obama, Former US president
The car is equipped with many life-saving, offensive, and defensive measures, and is built to the United States Secret services’ standards. When riding in the state car, the president is cut off from the outside world, but has extensive 21st-century communications gear at hand.
2. CHINA’S HONGQI LIMOUSINE: Xi Jinping, President of China
Hongqi, which means “red flag,” has an 8-speed transmission and four turbo-charged V8 engines with 530 pounds of torque and 381 horsepower, which means it goes from zero to one hundred kilometers in just over 8 seconds, and can reach a maximum speed of 220 KPH.
4. JAGUAR XJ SENTINEL: David Cameron, former British Prime Minister
David Cameron rides in a specially armored Jaguar XJ Sentinel. This car can withstand bombs of up to 15kgs of TNT. Special gun-ports allow his bodyguards to return fire if Cameron were to be attacked. Interestingly, the Jaguar XJ Sentinel was first launched in Russia, where autocracy book it in large quantities.
5. MERCEDES-BENZ PULLMAN S600: Uhuru Kenyatta, President of Kenya
Mercedes-Benz Pullman S600 is one of the most expensive cars in the world. President Uhuru cruises around in the Mercedes Pullman S600, a limousine is driven by the elite and powerful in Kenya and bears the coat of arms of the country as well as an armored exterior ready for action.
The car has a 6.3-liter V8 engine and double wishbone front suspension which allows for easy navigation and smooth cruising. The maximum speed for this beast is 220 kilometers per hour and it comes in two models: the short wheelbase and the long wheelbase.