Latest in Armor

Image credit:

Range Rover's Sentinel SUV can survive virtually any attack

37 Shares
Share
Tweet
Share

Sponsored Links

It's not uncommon for dignitaries and the super-wealthy to get armored vehicles, but Land Rover's new Range Rover Sentinel may be the protected luxury ride of choice -- especially if you're traveling through a warzone. The hand-built SUV looks exactly like the Autobiography it's based on, but has a slew of hidden upgrades that make it impervious to all but the heaviest attacks. On top of expected upgrades like bulletproof glass (it can handle armor-piercing rounds), the Sentinel has a high-strength steel passenger cell that protects against explosions from 33lbs of TNT from the side, and grenades on the floor or roof. That doesn't make it completely impervious, but it would take some deep, deep trouble to put your life at risk.

There are legions of technology upgrades to help you escape attacks, too. This SUV has run-flat tires, a self-sealing fuel tank, a backup battery and a tamper-proof exhaust. You'll even find an escape system behind the back seats when the doors just aren't an option. The Sentinel makes virtually any other Land Rover or Range Rover seem cheap with an equivalent price of $445,410 (£289,941). If you're the sort of person who really does have to worry about making it from A to B in one piece, though, you can probably justify the expense.

All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. Some of our stories include affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.
Comment
Comments
Share
37 Shares
Share
Tweet
Share

Popular on Engadget

SpaceX hopes to offer satellite internet to customers by mid-2020

SpaceX hopes to offer satellite internet to customers by mid-2020

View
'NBA Now' game offers a quick basketball fix on your phone

'NBA Now' game offers a quick basketball fix on your phone

View
Google Home update leaves some speakers unusable

Google Home update leaves some speakers unusable

View
BYU researchers extend WiFi range by 200 feet with a software upgrade

BYU researchers extend WiFi range by 200 feet with a software upgrade

View
Apple TV+ adaptation of 'Foundation' will star Jared Harris and Lee Pace

Apple TV+ adaptation of 'Foundation' will star Jared Harris and Lee Pace

View

From around the web

Page 1Page 1ear iconeye iconFill 23text filevr