Armored Jag: The Jaguar XJ Sentinel Model image

Jaguar is now-a-days busy giving final touches to its new armored special protection vehicle, the Jaguar XJ Sentinel, slated to be unveiled at the 2010 Moscow International Motor Show scheduled from Aug 25 – 29.

According to Jag, the Sentinel is certified at a B7 level, meaning it can withstand multiple rounds of armor-piercing 7.62-mm ammunition. Impressive, but Jaguar also says the XJ Sentinel protects against 33 pounds of TNT detonated near the car, and offers “substantial” protection from underfloor explosives.
Jaguar XJ Sentinel weighs 7275 lb and has a V8 5-liter gasoline engine , which develop 385 HP with a six-speed automatic transmission, is able to carry the car from 0-60 mph in 9.7 seconds. Maximum speed is 121 mph.

“The XJ Sentinel is the ultimate armoured luxury limousine,” said Mike O’Driscoll, Managing Director at Jaguar Cars. “It offers governments, security organisations and private individuals, the highest level of security, with advanced design, refined performance and a beautifully-crafted cabin. The XJ Sentinel will be the vehicle of choice for the most discerning,” he contended.