“Beast” or Cadillac One.  This is the limousine of the President of the United States

“Beast” or Cadillac One. This is the limousine of the President of the United States


Cadillac One is very famous and at the same time it is covered by the secret limousine of the president of the United States. In 2018, during the presidency of Donald Trump, a new generation of “Beast” was introduced into service, replacing the cars used since 2009.

As autocult.pl wrote, in terms of appearance, the new Cadillac One is similar to the one used since 2009:

The radiator was replaced, along with the lights. At the front, you can see a set of LED lights that overlap with the brackets towards the A-pillars. They are borrowed from or strongly modeled on the Cadillac Escalade. At the rear, there are also vertically positioned lights that rise above the body.

There are always two identical limousines in the presidential column. During the US president’s trips abroad, his Cadillac One car is transported on a different plane.

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Cadillac One. The armored car of the president of the USA

The new Cadillac One is reportedly not only longer but taller than its predecessor. Among other things, it was stopped to avoid incidents like the one in 2011, when “The Beast” got stuck at the exit gate of the US Embassy in Dublin. President Barack Obama was not in the car at the time.

The animal also had to be “cut down”, and at the same time safer and more comfortable. The car with the Cadillac logo on the big grill has no serial number. The floor plate is from a Chevrolet Kodiak truck, and the headlights are from a Cadillac Escalade (or based on them).

The value of the new “Beast” is about 1.5 million dollars. For the needs of the White House, even several such cars were built at a cost of about 16 million dollars. contract.

The car was specially ordered by the Secret Service, so its technical details are kept secret. Perhaps, however, the new armored Cadillac One also has, among other things, an airtight sealing system to protect passengers in the event of a chemical attack, oxygen and blood tanks for the president of the United States, night vision equipment that allows driving at night and the lights are off. President Joe Biden in “The Beast” also has satellite communication systems and can perform the duties of head of state and commander-in-chief of the United States Army from his seat. Cadillac One is called the land equivalent of Air Force One.

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