Ride like a VIP — the world’s official cars
A Peugeot for the French President, a Mercedes for the German Chancellor and a Cadillac for the US President — a look at the powerful cars that transport the world’s most powerful people. Russian President Medvedev The Russian President travels in Mercedes S Class (Hippo). British Prime Minister The British PM travels in a Jaguar […]
Russian President Medvedev
The Russian President travels in Mercedes S Class (Hippo).
British Prime Minister
The British PM travels in a Jaguar XJ.
The Chinese President switches between a Chinese built Hongqi limousine and a BMW 7-series, which is used by many other world leaders.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy used a specially-adapted Peugeot 607 for his inauguration parade, with standing room at the rear.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel travels in a range of German brands, including an armored Mercedes S-Class.
Italian Prime Minister
The Italian Prime Minister uses a Maserati Quattroporte.
Japanese Prime Minister
The Japanese Prime Minister uses a Lexus LS600h L.
Pope Benedict XVI
Pope Benedict XVI uses the “popemobile,” a specially-adapted Mercedes, to give crowds a good view.
Queen Elizabeth II
The Queen uses a custom-built Bentley for official business.
Barack Obama travels in a heavily reinforced Cadillac capable of withstanding chemical weapons attacks.