15 mind-blowing facts about the Donald Trump’s Cadillac presidential limo - “The Beast”

02/22/2018

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Discover the 15 amazing facts about this amazing car!

Donald Trump's Cadillac presidential limo which is designed by the Secret Service is appreciated as the safest car in the world. Manufactured by General Motor, the sedan weighs 8 tons and is longer than two large SUVs. Its 8-inch thick steels doors which have the same weight of the Boeing 757’s doors are capable of withstanding chemical and biological attacks.

Donald Trump's the Beast

Donald Trump's Cadillac presidential limo which is designed by the Secret Service is appreciated as the safest car in the world

The following is the 14 secrets of the Donald Trump’s official car you might not know. Check it out.

1) The Names

The heavily armored limo of Donald Trump is known as “The Beast” or other names like "Limousine One" and "Cadillac One". The Beast also has a code name: “Stagecoach”.

2) The twelve copies

Currently, there are twelve copies of the Beast manufactured.

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3) The communication systems

The official car of the US President features the most powerful and modern communication gears along with satellite phones.

4) A mobile bunker

The Cadillac One is a military grade armoured car coming with bulletproof plating which is more than seven inches in thickness. Its doors are as heavy as those on a Boeing 757.

the Beast of Donald Trump

The Cadillac One is a military grade armored car coming with bulletproof plating

5) The extra safe tires

The Beast is also equipped with Good Year Kevlar-reinforced tyres which are able to run when flat. Those gigantic tyres enable the car to run a reasonable distance when being shot.

6) Explosion proof

The Donald Trump’s Limousine One is designed to be always safe from outside chemical attacks. Its gas tank is covered with specially formulated foam in order to avoid all types of explosion.

7) Secret locks

The Beast has no keyholes, so no keys in the world can open it. Only the secret service can open the Beast’s door and operate it.

8) Extremely expensive price

The Limousine is valued at around between $300,000 and $1.2million. So expensive!

A C-17 Globemaster Transport Airplane carries the Beast of the President

The secret service even will use A C-17 Globemaster Transport Airplane to carry this official car of the President

9) Medical emergencies

Apart from gas containers located under Donald’s seat, it is also provided with the blood type of the President in case he is injured.

10) The windows

No windows of the Beast can be lowered except for the driver’s one, and it can be lowered a little bit, just enough for the driver to pay necessary tolls.

11) Always with the President

Donald Trump uses this Limousine on all his travels. The secret service even will use A C-17 Globemaster Transport Airplane to carry this official car of the President. A second limo and an armoured Chevrolet are also carried on the C-17.

The Beast of Donald Trump

Donald Trump uses this Limousine on all his travels

12) The Beast’s weight

Because equipped with heavy duty mechanism and engines, the Cadillac One weights between 6,800 kg and 9,100 kg, whereas a 2014 Toyota Camry sedan weighs just nearly 3,200 pounds. As a result, the Beast reaches the top speed of only 60 mph.

13) The unconventional choice of fuel

The designer decided to use diesel for the current Cadillac One for simple reasons: it is widely available and less flammable.

14) The Beast’s malfunctions

The Beast rarely breaks down. One time it got problems was in 2011, it got stuck emerging from the gates of the US embassy in Dublin in a trip to Ireland. Another time the Beast malfunctioned was on 2013 trip to Israel when its tank was accidentally filled up with the wrong fuel by the driver.

15) Any decommissioned official car of President Donald Trump will be destroyed and dismantled

Yes, with explosives rounds and bullets, and with the Secret Service’s assistance to destroy the secrets of the manufactures, defensive and armouring abilities.

The Beast’s was broken down

The Beast rarely breaks down

Should the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria have a special vehicle like the Donald Trump’s Beast as the country is now facing a lot of security threats? 

>>> See more: Explore Donald Trump's auto collection

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