Mukesh Ambani, who is India’s richest businessman is one of the few civilians who move around with Z+ security. Mukesh Ambani himself always moves around in the armoured vehicles that move in a convoy. Mukesh Ambani uses a W221 Mercedes-Benz S-Guard, a BMW 7-Series High Security and recently, he was spotted in the new Mercedes-Benz W221 S-Guard, which becomes the most expensive and newest vehicle in his garage.
Seen in this video, the S-Guard carrying Mukesh Ambani and his daughter, Isha Ambani in a convoy of BMW X5 SUVs. He arrived at Chowpatty with his daughter in the same vehicle. The Mercedes-Benz S-Guard W221 costs between Rs. 8-9 crores depending on the level of customisation and import taxes in India. The armoured vehicle is not made in India but is a fully imported model from Germany. This is based on the S600 sedan, which is extremely luxurious.
Reportedly, Mukesh Ambani booked the vehicle in 2017 and was delivered a few months ago. Armoured vehicles take a lot of time to be made and are manufactured as per the need of the customers. It is officially called S-Guard by the manufacturer and offers VR9 level of protection, which is equal to the CEN B6/B7 standard. In simpler language, the vehicle can stand against a lot of firepowers including rifles aimed at the vehicle from various angles. It also gets underbody protection against several types of grenades and mines.
The heavy vehicle runs on the Michelin PAX run-flat tires that can do up to 80 km/h even with zero air pressure inside. Most of the features are not publicised due to the safety of the customers but the vehicle also gets a fire suppressant system that can save the vehicle from fires. There are also features like self-healing fuel tank that can keep the fuel tank safe in case of an attack on the vehicle. The S-Guard also gets night vision camera that allows it to drive without headlamps on the dark roads.
The airbags on the vehicle deploy are one or two stages depending on the impact. The vehicle also gets specially developed window airbags that cover the whole window area of the vehicle. The vehicle gets powered by 12-cylinder V-formation petrol engine that gets Bi-Turbo chargers. It develops a massive power of 517 Bhp and a peak torque of 830 Nm.
Apart from this S-Guard, Mukesh Ambani regularly uses a different S-Guard for his daily commutes. Even that vehicle costs around Rs. 7.5 crores. He also owns a BMW 7-Series High-Security armoured sedan, which comes at a price of around Rs. 8 crores. Only his armoured cars in the garage costs around Rs. 25-30 crores. The exact price is not known due to the customisation chosen by the owner.
Mukesh Ambani often travels with his family in a convoy but most of the times they travel in different vehicles in the same convoy due to safety reason. The convoy itself is protected by several Land Rover Range Rovers, BMW X5s, Ford Endeavours and Mahindra Scorpio SUVs. The Ambani family owns a spectacular list of vehicles including two Bentley Bentayga, Rolls Royce Cullinan, Range Rover SVR, Rolls Royce Phantom DHC and more.
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