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Armored Car Sales Are Booming In Mexico As Murder Rate Soars 21
Posted by Michael Gauthier in Armored, Mexico, Reports on 11 21st, 2017

The International Institute for Strategic Studies recently ranked Mexico as the second most dangerous country in the world and the country’s alarmingly high homicide rate has transformed the armored car industry into a booming business.

According to NBC DFW, the armored car industry is growing 20 percent annually in Mexico and a large number of these orders are coming from civilians. While high-end models such as the Mercedes-Maybach S600 Guard will cost you hundreds of thousands of dollars, a number of companies specialize in transforming mainstream vehicles into low-profile armored cars.

These models typically cost between $35,000 and $85,000 and they have become a hit with entrepreneurs who simply want to remain safe while doing their daily business. Of course, armored vehicles are still expensive and a number of companies have started to cater to customers who are on smaller budgets. One such company is EPEL who has started leasing armored cars to customers who can’t afford to make a big upfront payment.

Despite the growing success of his company, EPEL CEO Ernesto Mizrahi hopes something will change as he told the station “All of our families are suffering this crisis. We hope it [the murder rate] goes down and we can change our market to doing limousines or whatever.”

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New Rezvani Tank Is A Rugged SUV With 500HP, Thermal Night Vision And Rear Suicide Doors 3
Posted by Cristian Gnaticov in Armored, Galleries, new cars, prices, Rezvani, Rezvani Tank, video on 10 3rd, 2017

Meet Rezvani Motors' first SUV: it's called the 'Tank', which steps aside from the company's usual lineup of sports cars.
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Armored Military Vehicle Just Rammed A Civilian Car…Again 1
Posted by Sergiu Tudose in Accidents, Armored, Military Vehicles, Offbeat News, Russia, Skoda Yeti, video on 09 1st, 2017

Even though this incident is slightly different compared to the last time we saw an armored vehicle strike a car in traffic, this one could have also been easily avoided.
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2012 Terradyne Gurkha Is An Armoured Ford F-550XL That’ll Cost You $699,900 30
Posted by Cristian Gnaticov in Armored, Galleries, used cars on 08 30th, 2017

But what on Earth is a Terradyne Gurkha, you ask? It's an armored truck, based on a Ford F-550 XL, which can handle just about everything that can be thrown, or launched at it.
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TopCar Shows Off All-White Interior For Armoured Mercedes GLE Guard 8
Posted by Sergiu Tudose in Armored, mercedes, Mercedes GLE, TopCar, tuning on 05 8th, 2017

If you're in need of an armored Mercedes-Benz, asking TopCar Design for help means hitting two birds with one stone.
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How Does A Lime Green & Brown Interior Combo Sound To You? Meet TopCar’s Mercedes GLE Guard Inferno 23
Posted by Cristian Gnaticov in Armored, mercedes, Mercedes GLE, TopCar, tuning on 12 23rd, 2016

Following a recent project with the Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe, TopCar was asigned to work on a new customer's Mercedes-Benz GLE Guard.
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Ford Police Interceptors Now Protect Against Armor-Piercing Rifle Ammo 11
Posted by Cristian Gnaticov in Armored, Ford, Ford Videos, new cars, Police Cars, video on 03 11th, 2016

Ford claims to be the first automaker in the States to offer Type IV ballistic protection on its factory-equipped Police Interceptor sedan and utility vehicles.
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Armored 2017 Mercedes-Maybach S600 Guard Will Keep You Safe From Most Guns And Explosives 22
Posted by Cristian Gnaticov in Armored, Geneva Motor Show, Mercedes S-Class, Mercedes-Maybach, new cars, prices on 02 22nd, 2016

For certain heads of state, business leaders and perhaps…dictators and wealthy mobsters, Christmas came earlier this year, as the 3-pointed star unveiled the new Mercedes-Maybach S 600 Guard.
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INKAS Reveals Armoured 2016 Mercedes-Maybach S600 3
Posted by Brad Anderson in Armored, Inkas, mercedes, Mercedes-Maybach, tuning on 12 3rd, 2015

With more interior space and advanced technologies than both the Rolls-Royce Phantom and Bentley Mulsanne, the Mercedes-Maybach S600 is arguably the closet thing to a private jet for the streets.

Due to this, it's inevitable the relaunched Maybach will prove popular for some very famous names and fittingly, armoured vehicle specialist Inkas has unveiled its fortified take on the German sedan.
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Audi A8 L Security Can Now Withstand Heavier Attacks 8
Posted by Dan Mihalascu in Armored, audi, Audi A8, Frankfurt-Motor-Show, new cars on 09 8th, 2015

Audi has updated the A8 L Security armored luxury sedan, which now fulfills the criteria of the class VR 9 ballistic protection standard, the most stringent requirements for civilian high-security sedans.
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JLR’s SVO Division Builds Armored Range Rover Sentinel [w/Video] 7
Posted by Dan Mihalascu in Armored, Land Rover, new cars, Range Rover, Range Rover Videos, SVO, video on 09 7th, 2015

Jaguar Land Rover’s Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) division does not only build high-performance or one-off models. Its latest creation, the Range Rover Sentinel, is the first armored Land Rover to be fully engineered by SVO.
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