The new armored version of the crossover BMW X5

November 19, 2014 at 17:06

Recently the new armored version of the crossover BMW X5 was represented. So let’s see what it is.
The BMW Group has declassified the armored version of crossover X5, which has received the prefix in the name of Security Plus. The model was first shown as a prototype at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 2013. The production series was show in August at the Moscow Motor Show for the first time. The machine is protected by armor class VR6. This means that it is able to withstand gunfire from firearms 7.62, for example, a Kalashnikov. Also, what is really important, the crossover is being protected from grenades underneath.

the new armored version of the crossover BMW X5 image

the new armored version of the crossover BMW X5 pics

The company said that at the request “armored car” can be equipped with original flashing beacons, fastening under the grille.
Due to the increasing weight of the car designers made changes to the chassis, control electronics and brake system. Crossover X5 Security Plus is offered with only one engine – a 450-horsepower gasoline. Prices of armored modification have not been announced yet.

the new armored version of the crossover BMW X5 pics

the new armored version of the crossover BMW X5 picture

Subsequently, BMW introduced X5, protected by the lower class VR4. As explained by the producers, buyers of such a machine could be those who “want to protect themselves from street crime.”

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