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Ready, Aim, Fire! BMW security cars take assasin's bullet, live to tell

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Testing BMW's armor plating - Click above to watch video after the jump

BMW has been manufacturing and selling premium security vehicles for clients around the world for over 30 years. The company's newest line-up of bullet-proof beasts includes the the X5 Security, X5 Security Plus, the 760Li High Security and the 750Li High Security. Depending on which level of protection clients require, BMW can offer armor against everything from pistol fire to assault rifle rounds and small explosions.

The company has released a new video that shows off exactly what goes into creating an armored vehicle from the factory. According to BMW, the manufacturer takes time during development of the base models to ensure the platforms can handle the added weight of the armored plating and glass. The result is a car that can not only take a serious beating, but can also handle and perform while looking no different than standard BMW models.

Hop the jump to see the video for yourself. But don't blame us if you have a sudden urge to dismantle an armored BMW with machine gun fire though.

Gallery: 2010 BMW 7 Series High Security

Gallery: BMW X5 Security Plus

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Ready, Aim, Fire! BMW security cars take assasin's bullet, live to tell originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 03 May 2010 19:25:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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