Obama to drive from Rashtrapati Bhawan to Rajpath in his own Cadillac One, nicknamed 'The Beast'

Tuesday 20 January 2015, 17:19 PM by

This year, the US President Barrack Obama is the guest of honor for the upcoming Republic say event in India. To make his trip to India on January 25th a grand success and safe experience, the security personnels have intensified security measures in India's capital. Based on fresh updates, Barack Obama has stated that he shall be using his very own Cadillac One, nicknamed 'The Beast' instead of the president Pranab Mukherjee's car from Rashtrapati Bhawan to Rajpath.

Obama to drive from Rashtrapati Bhawan to Rajpath in his own Cadillac One, nicknamed
Obama to drive from Rashtrapati Bhawan to Rajpath in his own Cadillac One, nicknamed 'The Beast'

Obama's official car valued at about $1.5 Million features the most modern safety features. The vehicle weighing 8 tonnes is indeed bomb and bullet proof vehicle. The car is powered by 6.5 liter diesel engine that is capable of attaining speeds of about 100 km/hr. Moreover, loaded with most upgraded communication system like state-of-the-art satellite phone and a direct line to the vice-president and the Pentagon. The vehicle also comes loaded with a night-vision camera, pump-action shotgun and teargas cannons.

As for the driver's area, the dashboard gets communications center and GPS tracking system. The window has been designed to withstand heavy armor piercing the driver has been trained by Secret Service to enable him to evade enemy and perform a 180-degree sudden maneuver.

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