Bentley: Russia - the country with “ constant threat of abduction and murder “the British manufacturer of cars of a class Bentley premium considers possibility to start manufacture of armoured vehicles in connection with the increased demand from Russia, the countries of Latin America and the Near East, writes The Guardian.
Demand for the given cars is high in developing countries, where “ abduction and murder threat " is constant; mark in the company. “ in the given markets the safety issue is a serious problem “ - the financial director of Bentley Jan - Henrik Lafrents has underlined.
Now at the factory in Crewe of Bentley does not make armour cars. Representatives of the company do not disclose, whether were issued by a car of the strengthened safety there earlier, however is well-known that on bulletproof Turbo R there goes prince Charles.
Meanwhile other British manufacturer of a luxe-class car - Land Rover Jaguar - lets out for a long time already armour versions of the cars.
it is necessary to notice that earlier the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation has developed the amendment project in the Tax code, raising the rate of the transport tax for cars with engines capacity more than 410 l. With. A minimum to 300 rbl. with everyone “ horsies “.
Thus in the beginning of May 2012ã. The deputy minister of the finance of the Russian Federation Sergey Shatalov has listed marks of the cars which owners will pay the raised rate of the transport tax, as a matter of fact - the tax to luxury. As he said, it is Bentley, Lamborghini, Ferrari, Maserati, Porsche, Aston Martin, Rolls-Royce, Chevrolet Corvette, and also 6 - litre Mercedes and BMW of the seventh series.