BMW 7 Series Protection: Armoured Luxury Limousine Launched in India |

Feb 12, 2024

BMW India Announced today the launch of BMW 7 Series Safety Armored luxury limousine in the Indian market. The 7 Series Proton (also known as G73) will be purchased through a completely manufactured unit in India and will be available in a single-engine option. The new BMW 7 Series is highly customizable in terms of protection safety features And the actual cost will depend on buyer's requirements. We expect the base price to be above Rs 10 crore.

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talking about external details, BMW 7 Series Protection looks identical to the standard model. It has an illuminated BMW Kidney Glow with crystal headlights. Additionally, the armored limousine gets flag holders on the front fenders, and it also gets new 20-inch alloy wheels wrapped in special Michelin PAX tyres. BMW says that in a flat condition, these 255-740 R 510 AC tires will allow the driver to go up to 30 km at a speed of 80 kmph.
Each door of the BMW 7 Series Protection weighs approximately 200 kg and all doors get motorized assistance for opening and closing, these can also be locked automatically at the touch of a button from the inside. It also has electrically operated roller sunblinds to extend horizontally from the B-pillar towards the C-pillar. It also comes with a 'spying position' where they remain open for about ten centimeters to reveal a glimpse of the outside.

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The limousine also has an in-house developed core of 10 mm steel, on which armored body panels and bullet-proof glass are installed. BMW says the multi-layer technology keeps passengers safe even against 72mm rifle and sniper rounds, and it also has underbody and roof protection that can withstand more than one hand grenade.
BMW 7 Series Protection Has One VR9 safety rating And the glass has a VPAM 10 rating. It also gets an electric heating function for both the windscreen and the front part of the side windows. Inside, the overall layout remains the same as the standard 7 Series and buyers can choose from four interior trims – Oak High Gloss, Brown Limewood, Carbon Fiber and Ash Grain Metallic.

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BMW 7 Series Protection includes additional features such as self-sealing fuel tank, oxygen tank to help protect against gas attacks, fire extinguisher with automatic and manual discharge, flashing lights, radio transceiver, flag pole, BMW flashing lights Can happen. , beacons and much more. Other convenience features include As expected, you'll find plenty of luxuries inside including a Bowers & Wilkins Diamond surround sound system with a 1,265-watt digital amplifier, 28 speakers, and heated and ventilated seats for the front and rear occupants.

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Talking about the powertrain, the 7 Series Protection is powered by a 4.4-litre twin-turbo V8 petrol that produces 530hp and 750Nm of torque. It is paired with an 8-speed auto that sends power to all four wheels. Despite the extra weight, the new 7 Series Protection is able to accelerate to 100 kmph in 6.6 seconds which is almost 2 seconds slower than the standard model. The 7 Series Protection is almost a tonne heavier than the standard model, weighing in at around 3.9 tonnes.

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