Security Vehicle Program
the past, the tremendous cost involved with "after market"
armoring would not justify, and often deter, a client from ever purchasing
such a vehicle -- until now. BMW now offers the U.S. market their
"Protection Series" of factory produced
armored vehicles geared
towards clients such as ours who want to drive themselves and
want to be in a secure vehicle that doesn't look like a security
vehicle. These vehicles are considered affordable when compared to
the cost traditionally involved with after-market conversion companies. The BMW "Protection Series" sedans
look like any other of it's non-armored sedans but they are specifically
designed and engineered for this purpose and come with body armoring,
bullet-resistant glass and run-flat tires. In addition, they come
with complete factory warranties -- this is in contrast to the work on
vehicles by after-market armoring companies which usually void a
manufacturer's factory warranty.
is a unique, lightweight fiber that is highly resistant to penetration by
bullets or other foreign objects. In BMW Protection cars, special Aramide
fiber plates are placed in all critical body panels -- the doors and rear
sections of the passenger compartment, as well as in the roof and foot well
areas. The windshield and windows are
composed of layers of glass and impact-resistant polymers. Unique to BMW,
this bullet-resistant (up to .44 Magnum) Security Glass offers highly
effective protection against unwanted intrusions. Added to this security,
a patented glass-steel composite reinforces the edges of all four
challenge has been to dispel the belief among our clients that armored
vehicles today are big, hulking, and obvious at the expense of
performance, style and comfort. Our effort is to
educate our clients that they can have the benefit of a secure armored
vehicle without drawing unwanted and unnecessary
attention. Because BMW does not promote their armored product
through mainstream marketing channels, we wanted to provide the
following resource to interested clients.
Glazebrook is a widely recognized authority on the subject of Executive /
VIP Protection and former head of security for Dr. Kissinger.
Galahad has had the benefit of his association over
the years on various security matters. Among his many other
responsibilities, Mr. Glazebrook is the
domestic and international advisor to
BMW Special Vehicle (Armored Car) Division.
Contact Galahad at 818-780-1818 or, complete our inquiry form.