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Car of the President of India | President of India Car | President’s Car

Mr. Ram Nath Kovind sweared in as the 14th President of India and he  assumed office on 25 July 2017. We thought of finding about the car that would serve the President of India. The President in India is one of the most powerful person in the country. So, quite obviously the car that would serve him would be no different. The car is very advanced level of safety features. The car that will be used the  President of India is a Mercedes Benz S600 W221 Pullman limousine. In this post we will let you know more about the car of President of India.

President of India Car

Car of President of India

The President’s car is one of the safest cars in the world. It can survive big attacks like

  • Bombs
  • Gas Attacks
  • VR9-level ballistic protection
  • Handguns shots of upto .44 Calibre
  • Military Rifle Shots
  • Other Explosives

The President’s also gets some other cars from the Government of India apart from the black Mercedes-Benz S Class (S600) Pullman Guard. There is another black Mercedes-Benz armoured limousine in the President’s convoy which is a former presidential car . This can be used as a spare car. It’s interesting but not surprising to know that the car of the President of India does not has a registration number on the number plate. It has a National Emblem on the plate.

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Car of President of India – Price

Price₹ 1050,00,000

The price of the President’s car i.e the Mercedes S Class (S600) Pullman Guard is a whopping ₹ 1050,00,000 (ex-showroom).

Car of President of India – Specifications

Engine Description6.0-litre V12
Maximum Power523 BHP
Maximum Torque830 NM
No. of Cylinders12
Fuel TypePetrol
Transmission7-speed dual-clutch transmission
Overall Length5448 mm
Overall Width1900 mm
Overall Height1494 mm
Wheelbase3368 mm
Seating Capacity4
Number of Seating Rows2 Rows
Number of Doors4 Doors
Boot Space530 litres
Fuel Tank Capacity80 litres
Front BrakesVentilated Disc
Rear BrakesDisc
Front SuspensionAirmatic Suspension
Rear SuspensionAirmatic Suspension
Alloy WheelsYes
Tubeless TyresYes
Tyre Size19″ Multi-spoke
Tyre Size275/45 R19
Runflat tyres with Runflat indicatorYes

The Mercedes S600 Pullman S-Guard is powered by a 6.0-litre V12 that churns out 523 BHP of power and 830 Nm of torque. The transmission duties are handled by a 7-speed Dual Clutch while the suspensions  are airmatic ones. For safety, the tires and wheels are bulletproof. The car can run even on flat tires for hundreds of kilometers. The top speed of the car is slightly less than 200 km/hr because of it’s high kerb weight. It can do a 0- 100 KMPH sprint in less than 8 seconds.

Car of President of India – Safety Features

Ballistic ProtectionVR9 level
Emergency Fresh Air SystemYes
Tyre Pressure Monitoring systemYes
AirbagsYes (Driver and front passenger airbags, front and rear sidebags and window bags) (Crash sensors in the doors for optimum deployment of the airbags in a lateral collision)
Panic Alarm SystemYes
Night View Assist PlusYes
Adaptive Brake Lights (Flashing)Yes (with HOLD function)
Parking SensorsYes (PARKTRONIC)
Automatic Fire Suppression SystemYes
Acceleration Skid Ccontrol (ASR)Yes
Attention AssistYes (Attention Assist Plus)
Hill Start Assist ControlYes (with HOLD function)
Underbody CoatingYes (underbody armour plating)
Rear View CameraSurround view camera
Front Seat BeltsYes (3-point ELR) (With automatic comfort fit feature)
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)Yes
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)Yes
Electronic Stability Program (ESP)Yes
Traction ControlYes
Brake AssistYes

Above is a list of just a few of the long list of safety features the President of India car has.  The car runs on bullet proof alloys and tyres. Such is it’s safety.  There is also a provision of oxygen supply just in case of a gas attack.  Automated Lock Controls and Preventive Shields provide additional safety

Hope you liked this article. So, what are your views on the Car of President of India. Do let us know via the comments section below.

About Abhishek Barmase

Abhishek Barmase is a passionate automobile lover who loves to keep himself updated with the latest development in the Indian Automobile Industry. His love for automobiles made him start his own automobile website, https://indiaautoz.in .

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