World's most expensive bulletproof SUV Karlmann King: Meet the beast

Apr 25, 2019, 15:25 PM IST
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There's a tough competition out there for luxury bulletproof SUVs. From Mercedes to Tesla to Jaguar Land Rover, automakers have been coming up with one or another model to provide secure travel to the VVIPs. One more addition to the list is Karlmann King and it does not come cheap. The $2 million vehicle is termed as the world's most expensive SUV.

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Karlmann King: Exterior

Karlmann King: Exterior

To put things in perspective, Karlmann King has often been compared to modern tanks! Its exterior depicts the look of a stealth fighter jet. In fact, the angular surfaces on its exterior have utility value - they help the Karlmann King in deflecting radar and bright white lights. Built using carbon fibre and steel it can be made bulletproof with upgrades, but that will add to the cost.

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Karlmann King: Interior

Karlmann King: Interior

The interior cabin looks like a luxury 5-star hotel suite and has retractable HDTV wired to Apple TV and a PlayStation 4, a mini fridge, a small valuable safe, pop-up dining tables, and even a Nespresso machine.

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Karlmann King: Engine

Karlmann King: Engine

The Karlmann King has a giant 6.8-litre V10 engine producing 360bhp with a top speed of 87mph. The vehicle weighs around five tonnes.

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Karlmann King: Doors

Karlmann King: Doors

Karlmann King SUV comes with four doors and four seats and if you are willing to shell out more money, you will have an option of fitting another door and adding extra seats in the rear.

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Karlmann King: Ford F-550 Pick Up Truck

Karlmann King: Ford F-550 Pick Up Truck

Karlmann King is modelled on the Ford F-550 pick-up truck. Karlmann, designed by a team consisting of over 1800 people, produced by a world top-level custom vehicle manufacturer from Europe, aims to provide an exquisite collection to the world. (Photo: KK)

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