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12 Most Powerful Leaders And Their Luxury Rides, #10 Is Exceptional!

They are the people who run their respective governments. No wonder or surprise that the quality of their lives during leadership is glamorous and classy. After all, they are the most powerful people on the planet. So, when they are out in their lavish rides, not just the paparazzi, but even common public can't help being spellbound.

Here's an interesting collection of the cars these mighty leaders use.

12 Most Powerful Leaders And Their Luxury Rides, #10 Is Exceptional!

12 Most Powerful Leaders And Their Luxury Rides, #10 Is Exceptional!

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1. The President of the United States uses the Cadillac One aka the Beast.

1. The President of the United States uses the Cadillac One aka the Beast.

Having doors as heavy as that of a Boeing 747 and tires under the protection of kevlar, it is considered as one of the safest vehicles in the world. And of course, one of the most expensive too.

2. Sovereign of the Vatican City, Pope Francis uses a simple Renault 4 aka Popemobile.

2. Sovereign of the Vatican City, Pope Francis uses a simple Renault 4 aka Popemobile.

His beliefs of a simple life drives him to use this car that was donated by an Italian Priest who goes by the name Renzo Zocca. However, he owns a custom built Mercedes Benz with an armoured glass compartment as well.

3. President of the French Republic, François Hollande uses Citroen DS5 Hybrid4 Convertible.

3. President of the French Republic, François Hollande uses Citroen DS5 Hybrid4 Convertible.

Serving the personal choices of the Presidents of France, several car brands have been used in the past. Two special open top Citroen SM Présidentielle models are used exclusively for ceremonial purposes by him.

4. The Queen of England uses the Bentley State Limousine.

4. The Queen of England uses the Bentley State Limousine.

What's interesting about this car is that when the Queen is inside, the signature Bentley 'Flying B' bonnet ornament is replaced with either a St George one or a lion one.

5. The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom uses the Jaguar XJ Sentinel.

5. The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom uses the Jaguar XJ Sentinel.

Custom made for the Prime Minister, this car is not only bulletproof but also has self-contained oxygen supply that can protect the Prime Minister from a chemical attack. Another unique feature of the car is that it can release tear gas in case of an emergency.

6. The Prime Minister of India uses a BMW 7 series whereas the President uses a Mercedes Benz S600 (W221) Pullman Guard.

6. The Prime Minister of India uses a BMW 7 series whereas the President uses a Mercedes Benz S600 (W221) Pullman Guard.

The Prime Minister is regarded as the head of the nation. So the security of the car surely can't be compromised. This bullet-proof car can withstand attacks from handguns and AK-47s. But the President's car here turns out to be more noteworthy. The car is not just bullet proof but can run even on flat tires. Also, this car too can protect the President from gas or chemical attacks.

7. As the official state car of Italy, the Lancia Thesis is used.

7. As the official state car of Italy, the Lancia Thesis is used.

When it comes to cars, you can't just ignore the birthplace of Ferrari and Lamborghini. No less is expected from the official state car. The current fleet of presidential cars has 3 Lancia Thesises. Also, a Lancia Thesis Stola S85 and 3 Maserati Quattroportes serve as the official vehicles of the visiting presidents.

8. The Emperor of Japan uses the Toyota Century Royal.

8. The Emperor of Japan uses the Toyota Century Royal.

Similar to the masses of Japan, the emperor prefers using local automobile giant over foreign brands. This custom made and a completely bulletproof car is 20 feet long, and almost 7 meters wide and is valued to be around $500,000.

9. The President of the Republic of Kenya uses an armoured Mercedes Benz Pullman S600.

9. The President of the Republic of Kenya uses an armoured Mercedes Benz Pullman S600.

Instead of the regular license plate, this car has Kenyan coat of arms.

10. The current Uruguayan President uses a simple sky blue Beetle.

10. The current Uruguayan President uses a simple sky blue Beetle.

He believes in simple living and hence uses a non-luxury car. In fact, he even prefers to live near farms instead of the official residence.

11. Most of the top leaders in China use the Hongqi Limousine.

11. Most of the top leaders in China use the Hongqi Limousine.

This most expensive car in the country is often considered to be one of the most luxurious as well. Yes, China is still a communist country. At least on paper, it sure is.

12. The current President of Germany uses an armoured Mercedes Benz.

12. The current President of Germany uses an armoured Mercedes Benz.

When other state heads tend to use a car brand of your own country, it must be exceptional and the best of the lot. How can you then use some other brand when you have the best ready to serve you.

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