Working together with BMW Protection Vehicles.


Working together with BMW Protection Vehicles.

With the BMW Protection Vehicles you do not have to compromise on anything that matters to you. BMW has over 40 years’ experience of developing and building armoured vehicles – and is constantly innovating to protect not just you, but also the sensation of Sheer Driving Pleasure. So you can be absolutely confident that you are getting the best possible protection, and are not making any compromises to get it. Because from the first design sketches to the final coat of polish, it’s all our own work. Personal security is too vital to be entrusted to anyone but real experts. Naturally, every BMW is built with enormous precision and care, and the strictest quality standards are adhered to throughout the global BMW manufacturing network. This is why only BMW offers maximum protection – made by BMW.

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BMW X5 - Front view
BMW X5 - Rear view
BMW X5 - Side view


Because protection is all the more effective when people don’t know you’ve got it. Anonymity is a powerful security measure. That is why BMW has put so much effort into protecting their cars in a way that it is not noticeable by others.

BMW X5 - Wheel
BMW X5 - Tail light
BMW X5 - Three quarter front view


Every component, that is part of the safety concept is made with the highest diligence, thus the vehicle and its safety features form an optimal unit. In order to be able to communicate with people outside the vehicle, without having to open the doors or windows, an intercom system is fitted as standard. As additional security, a robbery alarm is installed. The new BMW X5 Protection VR6 also includes runflat tyres, that allow driving after loss of tyre pressure. The heated windscreen, which is also included as standard, provides a clear view and the sun protection glazing1 guarantees discretion for the passengers in the rear.

1Optional equipment

  • Safety fuel tank

    The Self-Sealing Fuel Tank is able to reseal itself after it received damage and it prevents leaking of fuel.

  • Multi-Layered Safety Glass

    Driver and passengers oft he new BMX X5 Protection VR6 are protected by a 30 mm multi-layerd safety glass, coated with a polycarbonate splinter protection layer.

  • Additional floor and roof armouring

    All-round safety – the standard underbody splinter protection guards you from attacks with DM51 hand grenades. As an option, the underbody splinter guard can also be reinforced against attacks with the hand grenade HG85. An optionally available, stronger armoured roof, made of safety steel and fibre composite materials, offers certified protection against drone attacks with DTG5 fragmentation charges (200 g C4 and over 500 fragmentation bodies) in addition to the ballistic protection, that is installed as standard.

BMW X5 - Front View with additional lights
BMW X5 - Front View with additional flags
BMW X5 - Interior view of door
BMW X5 - Interior view
BMW X5 - Interior view of equipment ipad


Sometimes you need more than just protection. For roles such as carrying dignitaries or security escort duties, a vehicle must have the ability to reveal in seconds that it is on official business in order to get the job done. BMW has been producing Authority Vehicles for over 50 years, working in close cooperation with authorities and government agencies all over the world. Flashing lights, hailing systems with different siren effects, signalling devices, radios, and even flag holders for official use.

  • Sound sequence signal installation

    The special signal equipment1 includes a detachable rotating beacon, front flashing lights in the kidney grille and a sound sequence signal. All operating elements are pooled at the control unit in front of the gear selector switch.

    1 Optional equipment.

  • Rear flash lights

    Additional flash lights1 at the back window warn the rear traffic.

    1 Optional equipment.

  • Door pane lowerable, front

    The front side window on the driver's side can be lowered electrically as standard. This equipment is also available for the passenger side1.

    1 Optional equipment.

  • Flag holder for diplomatic

    To attach official flags at the car’s left or right side, pennant holders1 are available.

    1 Optional equipment.

  • Soft-Close function

    The Soft-Close function pulls the slightly-open door shut automatically and nearly silently.

  • BMW Laserlight

    In laser high-beam mode, BMW Laserlight in a unique X design illuminates a range of up to 500 m, nearly twice as far as that of conventional headlights. Better visibility in the dark significantly increases safety. The blue X signature and the “BMW Laserlight” lettering underline the vehicle’s technological standards.

  • Telephony with wireless charging

    Telephony with wireless charging1 offers a comprehensive telephony package with Bluetooth connectivity and the technical capacity for a WiFi hotspot.

    1 Supports inductive charging for Qi-compatible mobile phones. Special charging cases are available from Original BMW Accessories for selected smartphones that do not support the Qi standard for inductive charging.

  • Rear-seat entertainment Professional

    Rear-seat entertainment Professional provides excellent entertainment for rear passengers thanks to two separate high-resolution colour displays.

BMW X5 - Interior view
BMW X5 - Centre Display Console view


Because protection is all the more effective when people don’t know you’ve got it. Anonymity is a powerful security measure. That is why BMW has put so much effort into protecting their cars in a way that it is not noticeable by others.