For world leaders, the presidential car is a vital asset. Apart from using it in making grand entrances these cars are sophisticated with hi-tceh security due the dangers involved of being a president.
In this post we will be comparing the presidential cars of the United States of America with that of Nigeria. Without further ado, let’s begin.
The Presidential Car of United States of America
The United States presidential car popularly known as the “Beast” or “Cadillac one” is the official car of the President of the United States.
It used to be exposed, uncovered but after the assassination of President Kennedy, it was turned to be covered with progressive increase in armour as the year go by.
The present official car of the president of United States is 5 inch thick (13 m) bulletproof glass. It came into service in 2018. The car is reportedly cost around $1.6 million.
The car is maintained by the Secret Services. It has a bullet proof glass, run-flat tires,a sealed interior (in the event of chemical attack), oxygen tanks, blood Banks, armoured fuel tank, propelled grenade, and lots more information kept Secret by the Secret Service. Rumors has it that when under attack it can fly.
It’s one of the most secured car on Earth.
After its use they are dismantled by the Secret Service using explosives and bullet, with the opportunity to try out its effectiveness to the weapons used on it and to destroy it completely.
The Presidential Car of Nigeria
The number one in Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari uses 2019 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S560 (Maybach) as his official car specially designed for him.
It has special features like traction control, parking assist, active line change, active blind spot assist, surround view camera, evasive steering assist, bulletproof car frame, and lots more.
Official car of President Muhammadu Buhari is elegant but not sophisticated like that of the President Trump of the United States.
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