has just announced an armored version of their flagship SUV called the Range
is based on the standard wheelbase Range Rover Autobiography and has been
engineered by Land Rover’s Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) division hand built
at its Oxford Road facility. Sentinel also has been certified with a VR8 level
certification of ballistic and blast resistance. Sentinel can resist
penetration by 7.62mm high velocity, armour piercing incendiary bullets. This
exceptional vehicle delivers lateral protection against up to 15kg
Trinitrotoluene (TNT) blasts and defence against DM51 grenade explosions from
both beneath the floor and above the roof. The Range Rover Sentinel can use its
340PS 3.0-litre V6 supercharged petrol engine in conjunction with a
specially-calibrated ZF 8-speed automatic transmission to escape any kind of
Managing Director of Jaguar Land Rover Special Operations, said: “The Range
Rover Sentinel is one of the most extraordinary Range Rovers ever produced. It
has been expertly engineered by Special Vehicle Operations to provide class
leading levels of protection to occupants against extreme attack, whilst retaining
the Range Rover’s luxury and refinement with off road capability."
Rover Sentinel will be sold in the UK, Europe, South America, Africa and the
Middle east with a starting price under €400,000 (Approx. Rs. 2,97,16,142/-)
and is ready to order from September 2015.
will make its global debut at the Defence and Security Equipment International
Exhibition at London’s ExCeL arena from 15th to 18th September 2015.
Source: Land Rover
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