US President Donald Trump is visiting India on February 24-25. The whole world is watching him on his tour. At the same time, the convoy of the US President is seen. His fleet of vehicles has already reached Agra before the tour. Which also includes his special car 'The Beast'. Let's know why this car is so special for them ...
included in 2018
The car specially designed for the official visits of the US President is the Make Cadillac of 'The Beast'. The car is an Ordered Limousine, which was inducted into the convoy on September 24, 2018. The car replaced Cadalec One, the official limousine of former US President Barack Obama. The Beast is believed to run on a diesel engine, as it has large size rectangular fuel filler doors. However, during the Israeli trip in 2013, the driver had put the wrong oil in it, due to which its engine was sealed. After which the Secret Service had to use another car to deliver Obama to Tel Aviv. While on a trip to Ireland in 2011, Beast was stuck on a speed bumper outside the American Embassy in Dublin.
8000 cc engine
The vehicle is valued at Rs 10 crore by Trump and the manufacturer of this car is General Motors. The special thing is that this car has an 8,000 cc engine, which gives a power of 800 bhp. On the other hand, this car is no less than a tank in terms of safety. The doors of this car are eight inches thick and as heavy as the cabin doors of the Boeing 747. The car doors are sealed up to 100 percent. Steel, titanium, aluminum and ceramic are used to make the body of this car, which makes it extremely strong. Even this car can pass through the flames.
C17 Globemaster used
The Beast car is built on the chassis of the truck. To protect the bottom of the car, a five-inch steel plate is provided under the chassis to withstand landmines or bomb blasts. The weight of this car can be gauged from the fact that the powerful cargo aircraft C17 Globemaster is used to carry it.
12 copies of Cadillac
At the same time, the glass in the car windows is made of five layers of polycarbonate, which make it bulletproof. Only the glass on the driver side window can be lowered to three inches. At the same time, the driver of the car has direct contact with the trekking center. There is a separate cabin for the driver so that he cannot see the activities of the President. The job of driving this car is only with the trained servants of the Secret Service, who can turn the car up to 180 degrees at a high speed if needed. The White House is believed to have 12 copies of Cadillac. This car has a Presidential compartment at the back, whose partition is made of glass and only the President can remove it. His seat has a satellite phone connected to the Pentagon and the Vice President.
Oxygen supply system
The Beast has night vision cameras on the front. Also, the pump-action shotgun, tear gas shells, Rh-negative blood bank matching the President's blood group to protect the President inside the car. The Beast has an oxygen supply system to deal with any emergency. The boot space of the car has a fire fighting system and smoke screen dispenser with oxygen supply.
Mileage up to 8 km
The Beast features Kevlar-reinforced, steel rims tires with no puncture. Even if the tires burst, its speed, and capacity are not affected. Under no circumstances is this car safe. The length of this car is 18 feet, height 5.10 inches. At the same time, this car gives mileage up to 8 km in one gallon i.e. 3.7 liters of oil. At the same time, being top load, it has a top speed of 100 per hour and it takes 15 seconds to catch a speed of 0 to 60 km.