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    Official: BMW reveals new X5 Security Plus in Moscow
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    A major player in the Russian market, BMW is heading to the Moscow Motor Show this month with a slew of local debuts... most of which we've already seen. But among all the new models making the trek from Bavaria to Moscow will be the new X5 Security Plus. In a new-model launch that will surprise ...

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    Report: Bentley pondering foray into the armored car business
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    In a move that makes us say, "Well... of course," The Guardian reports that Bentley is contemplating the creation of a division that would build "armour-plated" versions of its cars. The competitors in mass-market luxury and premium luxury already have such divisions – BMW just announced ...

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    Video: FPS Russia takes an armored troop carrier through a drive thru
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    Internet and YouTube phenom FPS Russia – no, he's not really Russian and yes, his accent, though amusing, is fake – tends to go a little bit overboard at times. He loves guns and blowing things up, and the bigger the boom it makes, the better. So, when it came time to take a little ...

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    Maybach 62 Guard keeps the rich coddled from harm's way
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    2011 Maybach 62 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Typically, when an automaker develops an armored version of one of their sedans or SUVs, the added weight taken as inherent has an adverse effect on the car's performance. But with the new Maybach Guard, the top-of-the-line Daimler ...

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    BMW teaches evasive driving techniques at Cold War air base
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    Click above to watch the video after the jump
    It's not without reason that BMWs are among the top choices for high-security personnel transport. BMW Security vehicles – armor-reinforced versions of the standard roadcars we see on the road every day – are known to be both secure and ...

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    Jeep J8 gets shot up to earn ballistic protection certification
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    Jeep J8 undergoes ballistic tests – Click above for high-res image gallery
    In its ongoing quest to return the Jeep name to its military roots, Chrysler has just put the J8 through ballistic and blast certification. The company says that its using a new manufacturing technique by hot-forming ...

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    SEMA 2008: Knight XV armored SUV lets you take your undergound lair with you
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Knight KV Armored Vehicle
    The first word that came to mind when we saw the Knight XV was this: warthog. Sure, there are other words you could use, but consider this: it's not attractive, it's ridiculously tough, it's called in to deal with nasty situations ...

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    BMW X5 "Security" model can handle .44 Magnum fire
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the 2009 BMW X5 SecurityIf you happen to be the Head of State of a controversial nation, have a lot of enemies, or you are just plain paranoid, BMW's latest X5 variation may appeal to you. It's called the BMW X5 Security, and it has been armored by the factory ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: Insurgent-proof party bus
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    click above image for more pics of the Armored Limo When you're headed out for a night on the town in one of the world's hot spots -- and by "hot spot" we mean someplace like Kabul, Chechnya, or the Congo -- and you want to guarantee safe passage, you need one of these. It's billed as an H1, but ...

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    Rolls-Royce steel-plates the Phantom
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    Click on image above to view in high-resolution In most countries around the world, if you've got the cash and the chutzpah to be rolling in a Roller, you're an instant target for theft, carjacking, kidnapping and various forms of armed extortion. No wonder, then, that Rolls-Royce is finally ...

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    MXT-MVA: HUMMER evolution squared?
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    Could this be a future HUMMER? That's what a friend of Mobile Magazine's Dave White is hoping. The International MXT-MVA (Military Vehicle - Armored) is a variant of the MXT 4X4 pickup. While heavily armored, the all-terrain vehicle is more than powerful enough to quickly move five "sumo-sized" ...

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