Exceptional, treasure in collection, diamond cuttings, inspiration from falcon. Exclusive customization, every Karlmann is the unique one in the world. Karlmann, designed by a team consisting of over 1800 people, produced by a world top-level custom vehicle manufacturer from Europe, aiming to provide an exquisite collection to the world. It was unveiled at the Dubai International Motor Show last year, Karlmann King is world’s most expensive SUV in 2018 and starts at $2.2 million. The model’s production is said to be limited to just 12 units, maintaining its uniqueness.
Designed by a Chinese automotive firm, IAT Automobile Technology, the Karlmann King is being built by a team of 1,800 in Europe. The SUV looks like a radical concept with its futuristic sculpted design which also gives an impression of armored vehicle-like appearance. In fact, the makers are offering a body armor along with the other customization options, which can make the price crossing $3.5 million (Rs 22.7 crore).
The Karlmann King is based on the Ford-550’s platform and weighs around 4.5 tons while the optional armouring will lead the weight going up to 6 tons. The six-meter-long SUV also takes the massive 6.8-litre V10 engine from the Ford, which churns out approximately 400PS of power. However, the weight of the vehicle limits its top speed to just 140kmph.
The inside of the SUV has Rolls Royce-class luxury. The SUV gets upholstery with some of the finest materials, Hi-Fi sound, ultra HD 4K television set, private safebox and phone projection system. Also, it gives you the option to opt for a satellite TV and satellite phone along with features like a built-in fridge, coffee machine, electric table, independent AC, indoor neon light control and almost everything which you can imagine inside a car.
Engine – 6,8L V10
Drive Type- 4×4
Axle- Front Rear Solid Axle
Accelerator Type- Electronic
Steering Gear- Hydraulic Power Steering
Source: karlmannking.com, economictimes.indiatimes.com