Cadillac Escalade was turned into armored SUV

June 21, 2015 at 7:15 pm

Canadian firm Inkas Armored Vehicle Manufacturing introduced an armored version of Cadillac Escalade new generation. SUV was equipped with an armor of B6 standard. This means that the car body is protected by metal sheets which thickness if from 6 to 6.5 millimeters, and it is able to withstand shots from weapons of 7.62 caliber, for example, from Kalashnikov. Cadillac escalade also received a reliable bulletproof glass together with an additional armored door in the luggage compartment.

Armored Cadillac Escalade image

Armored Cadillac Escalade image

Special version of Escalade has got completely new front and rear 6-pistons brakes. Thus the SUV remained the same 6.2-liter V8 engine generating 420-horsepower. According to the Inkas representatives, this output is sufficient for normal machine control. Armored Cadillac Escalade will be available with a standard and long wheelbase. The cost of the SUV was not announced.

Bulletproof Cadillac Escalade SUV pic

Bulletproof Cadillac Escalade SUV pic

Previously, Canadians released an armored limousine based on Mercedes-Benz G 63 AMG. The car received protection from the shots of 7.62 caliber weapons and special bottom, which is able to withstand explosions of grenades. This machine will cost at least one million dollars.