The armored version of the Mercedes-Benz Class E

The armored version of the Mercedes-Benz Class E

In a brief statement, Mercedes Benz automaker announced plans to place in the coming months a new version of Class-A shares in the market, the model was named E 250 Turbo Avantgarde VR4 will rely on a screening done by the automaker, which protects the driver against gunfire to .44 caliber. The company?s goal is to reach the public restricted to transport, heads of state, leaders, senators and various celebrities around the world.

When tested the new model Mercedes Benz showed incredible results, even at critical points such as speakers entrance, and steel pipe joints, protection would cause the driver and passengers stayed unharmed, noting that the tested weapons were all lower than .44 caliber.

An additional polycarbonate layer was added in the inside of the glass, which is done in round shape, which prevent the penetration of comments shots of a meter of the vehicle, the maker intends to make further improvements, because according to the same they have to conditions become the best in the market in this regard.

The engine that was equipped armored is a 2.0-liter turbo engine that can generate 211 horsepower if it is held torque of 35.7 Nm. Despite being a heavy car, can achieve 0-100 km / h in about 8.9 seconds reaching a top speed limited by own car to 240 km / h.