Mumbai: Reliance Industries has procured a world’s many worldly armoured automobile for extended personal confidence of a authority and handling director.
The fortified Mercedes Benz is mounted on a normal S600. The RIL automobile has Level-9 automobile insurgency (VR9), a top accessible currently. It was customised during Benz’s Sindelingen plant in Germany.
Sources pronounced a armoured automobile was purebred during a Mumbai Central Regional Transport Office (RTO) today.
An email to RIL orator seeking sum wasn’t answered.
But a source in know said: “As authority of India’s largest private conglomerate, Mukesh Ambani is a protector of a interests of some-more than 2.8 million shareholders. He has Z-category confidence given Apr 2013. An armoured automobile complies with recommendation of a confidence investiture for protectees of this level.”
Demand for super-secure carriages for peak protectees in a universe of business, politics and a humanities has been surging globally.
Proof? RIL, a source said, had to reserve adult during No. 57 on a tellurian wait list for a 2015-model armoured S600. This meant a wait of 8 months before a automobile could land in India progressing this week.
The bottom cost of a 2015 indication Mercedes Benz S600 is a undignified Rs 1.5 crore. The rest of a cost is accounted for by cost and fitments of Level-9 armour, import avocation on a armour and analogous levies and insurance.
RIL’s 2015-model S600 V-9 armoured automobile is a initial in India. Actor Aamir Khan has a 2014 model.
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