Meet The Armored Skoda That's Even More Bulletproof Than Usual

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  1. GTPNewsWire

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  2. The Chosen One

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    I wonder how armored cars fare in crash tests compared to the non-armored model they're built upon.
     
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    Pretty sure it'd hit the impact block, then push it through the wall it's mounted on and into the next room.
     
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    At least this armored car will be superb at driveways, unlike another armored vehicle...

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    I would like to see run-flat tires featured in a hollywood blockbuster where someone goes for the tires at some point. That would be a nice reversal on the old movie trope of shooting out the tires.
     
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    I am confused. It has sirens? I didn't think it would legal for civilians to own cars with sirens.
     
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    It'd be for diplomatic protection, or possibly secret service purposes.

    The Czech government uses Superbs as diplomat vehicles (as you would, they're bloody ace), so I can see this fitting right in. But yes, unless you're legally cleared, it wouldn't be legal to use them on public roads (although they're legal to have fitted).
     
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    Okay, so it isn't being sold to the general public then?
     
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    I'm sure you could buy one if you like. It's not illegal to have strobes/sirens fitted to your car (in the UK), just to use them if you aren't authorised to do so.
     
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    A Limo Lowrider lol
     
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    This, with the additional note that if you drive a vehicle with visible blue light fittings (eg a classic police car that you're driving to show) then they must be covered while on a public road.
     
  15. So basically, they’ve made a typical Northern Ireland unmarked police car.