If you end up a high-net-worth particular person, life is totally different in comparison with different individuals, you’ll in all probability dwell inside a big mansion with safety guards and digital camera surveillance, and if you go away this compound, you’ll be pushed round inside an armored automobile, probably even with a number of further automobiles round you.
You’ll be able to go for one of many Mercedes-Benz Guard variations, the world’s widest ex-factory vary of particular safety automobiles … or you may flip to Brabus for considered one of their Invicto fashions, a collection made up of three totally different variations to cater to the shopper’s needs, discreet, rugged, or luxuries …
All three variations include the ‘Invicto Shelter Cell’, a self-contained, self-supporting and bolted-down protecting cell. As well as, there are additional protecting parts which might be partially produced utilizing a particular 3D printing course of and, after all, all-around extraordinarily robust bulletproof glass.
Primarily based on the Mercedes-Benz G-Class, the Invicto can resist 7.62×39 caliber bullets, used within the AK-47 for example, but in addition being hit with hand grenades, and even 12.5-kilogram PETN explosive fees, this certifies the Invicto per the VPAM BRV 2009 and VPAM ERV 2010 requirements, all whereas remaining discreet, and almost invisible from the skin.
Typically this type of automotive requires making a quick getaway when confronted with intrusion, due to this fact the BRABUS Invicto comes with a particular suspension and high-performance braking system to deal with the extra weight of the armoring, however the 20-inch Invicto wheels include particular run-flat tires.
Due to the required efficiency, BRABUS advises utilizing both a Mercedes G500 or the G63 as a base for his or her €345,600 Invicto safety bundle, however it may be ordered with different gasoline engines from the G-Class mannequin vary.
The armor meets the VR6 Plus ERV customary, the identical customary that protects many limousines of heads of state, to fulfill the necessities the doorways and hatch at the moment are fitted with new protecting parts, all of the glass is changed with further robust bulletproof materials, which required an progressive construction for the frames to be developed by BRABUS.
The Invicto Shelter Cell is in contrast to different automobiles the place the armor is retrofitted, this BRABUS system is a self-contained, self-supporting, and bolted-down unit. This design makes it doable to place it into the physique shell of the G-Class half by half after which assemble and fasten it. To this finish, the corporate manufactures precise-fit, hot-rolled metal armor plates and extra protecting parts constituted of supplies similar to fastidiously chosen cloth and fiber buildings in addition to from ceramic and steel composite supplies.
Among the many many particular constructive options of the “INVICTO Shelter Cell” is the truth that there is no such thing as a narrowing of the door openings in any way. Getting out and in of the automobile comfortably is essential for a lot of homeowners of a G-Class. As well as, the protecting cell has a zero-gap design. Which means the person parts of the armor are put in with none gaps between them, which is of elementary significance for offering most safety beneath small arms fireplace or an explosive assault. That is achieved by the use of materials overlaps and the so-called labyrinths.
Surprisingly sufficient, your complete BRABUS Invicto protecting armor solely provides about 1,000 kg on high of the bottom Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon, but it surely nonetheless required each the entrance and rear suspension to be fully modified by the BRABUS engineers, even the body of the G-Wagon wanted to be bolstered at key factors to assist the extra weight, however nonetheless be agile sufficient for max safety and sturdiness.
A high-performance braking system with vented 402-millimeter discs and six-piston brake calipers on the entrance in addition to 380-millimeter rotors and four-piston brake calipers on the rear axle is one other main issue within the excellent energetic security of the INVICTO.
BRABUS suits Invicto 9.5×20 inch wheels particularly developed for the upper wheel load ranking, giant 275/50 R 20 W113 excessive load ranking tires are fitted, BRABUS even developed a brand new run-flat system for his or her Invicto, even with fully destroyed tires, this automotive can proceed for one more 50km at a pace of 50 km/h.
The BRABUS INVICTO PURE
This mannequin has been created by BRABUS for these clients that want safety, however don’t need to stand out in visitors, the Invicto Pure seems to be precisely like a manufacturing facility unique Mercedes-Benz G-class … that is safety in her purest kind, each the outside and the inside of the Invicto Pure are visually unchanged.
The one seen modifications are the brand new Invicto wheels in 20-inch, required to suit the BRABUS run-flat system, however apart from that, this model is “undercover” as a lot as doable.
The BRABUS INVICTO MISSION
The Invicto Mission version isn’t supposed to have the high-net-worth particular person within the rear seats, this model is made for the safety guard corporations that accompany that individual, presumably even armed forces, or police and emergency providers. Primarily based on the Mercedes G500 or G63, the Invicto Mission contains not solely the 20-inch off-road tires with the run-flat functionality and a winch on the entrance this version additionally comes with a strong LED headlamp meeting on the entrance of the roof rack, flashing beacons behind the windshield, remote-controlled rotating searchlights on the rear, and even an armored escape hatch on the roof.
The unique seats have been changed by 4 customized bucket seats, designed in such a fashion they permit the safety detachment to put on protecting vests contained in the automobile, five-point seatbelts maintain them in place, even throughout high-speed, spirited driving.
However the Invicto Mission doesn’t cease there, it comes full with a recent air system with NBC filter for the inside, or how about an infrared bundle full with night-vision along with an elaborate monitoring and navigation system, even the doorways and backrests are fitted with the MOLLE system (Modular Light-weight Load-carrying Gear) to safe gear.
The BRABUS INVICTO LUXURY
That is essentially the most unique model within the Invicto collection, based mostly on both Mercedes G 500 or the Mercedes-AMG G 63 with a 4.0-liter twin-turbo eight-cylinder engine and 430kW / 585hp, this mannequin provides 850 Nm of torque to supply spectacular energetic security, the 20-inch run-flat tires do require a limitation of the highest pace to 210 Km/h.
The Invicto Luxurious additionally stands out, this isn’t the mannequin for the proprietor that desires to journey unseen, incognito … BRABUS suits the WIDESTAR physique on this mannequin, optionally even with clear carbon fiber parts, bear in mind the Invicto Shelter Cell sits on the within, which will get refined with a BRABUS inside constituted of the best leather-based and Alcantara to swimsuit the proprietor’s private colour and design preferences.
If the proprietor desires to have some extra energy to get out of any harmful spots, she or he can go for the BRABUS 800 engine, with an output of 588 kW / 800 hp at 6,600 rpm and a peak torque of 1,000 Nm at a low 3,600 rpm.
It’s clear BRABUS isn’t specializing in their standard buyer that desires to show a regular, manufacturing facility Mercedes-AMG right into a high-performance supercar with their Invicto mannequin, this automotive is meant to supply the most effective safety doable for those who require it … however nonetheless need to journey in type.
The INVICTO particular safety automobiles as per VR6 Plus ERV customary are in-built small-series manufacturing on the plant of BRABUS Automotive in Bottrop, and whereas these three variations ought to already cater to essentially the most discerning buyer, BRABUS is at all times open for particular person requests, so long as it doesn’t jeopardize the preliminary aim: safety and driving security.