Kennedy’s assassination led to tight safety routine with introduction of bullet-proof, armored and sealed automobiles.
- Last Updated: February 24, 2020, 4:58 PM IST
US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania have arrived in India throughout their two day go to to India. While the US President is pushed round on the roads of Ahemdabad in his ‘Beast’, a 2018 mannequin of a novel Cadillac which serves as a miniature model of White House, Narendra Modi, India’s Prime Minister who welcomed Trump on the airport is travelling individually within the armoured Range Rover SUV.
The SUV during which Narendra Modi got here is a 2010 Range Rover HSE, which he usually makes use of for official journey and was final seen through the Republic Day 2020. The SUV packs a 5.0-litre, V8 engine. The luxurious SUV is manufactured by Jaguar Land Rover which is owned by Indian auto main, Tata Motors.
The Presidential Cadillac of Trump, however, is definitely a large Chevrolet SUV platform beneath a physique designed to appear like a cadillac. That offers it the flexibility to be armored, robust and in a position to hammer its method out of a disaster state of affairs, whereas on the similar time being a rolling image of American class.
Until the assassination of John F. Kennedy, US Presidents would usually stand and experience uncovered of their state automobiles for the sake of their followers. However, Kennedy’s assassination led to tight safety routine with introduction of bullet-proof, armored and sealed automobiles.
Motorcades escorting the US presidential state automobile represent round 50 automobiles maintained by White House Military Office and helicopters of Marine One.