You Can Buy Margaret Thatcher's Armored Bus

The President of the United States may have a fancy armored limousine, but Margaret Thatcher had her very own armored bus when she was British prime minister. And now it's up for sale. After an assassination attempt at a Brighton hotel, the bus was custom built to keep her and her cabinet safe should a similar attack ever happen again. The vehicle was made from Foden bus and Rolls-Royce parts and is capable of seating 36 people. It's completely armored with bulletproof glass, a 2-foot thick honey-combed anti-blast floor and even run flat tires. It can withstand bullets up to 7.62 mm, which is the kind of bullet that is fired from automatic rifles. RELATED: Take a Look at 2014 Automotive Concepts Armored Vehicle For The Chinese Government According to the listing, it also has its own air filtration system in case of biological or nuclear attacks. Power comes from a 12-liter supercharged diesel engine from Rolls-Royce. Current owner Nick Mead says it can easily hit 80 MPH. He is selling the bus for about $38,000 but is open to offers. It's a little worse for wear cosmetically. He helpfully notes that there are, "One or two bullet holes on the outer alloy insulated skin." RELATED: See The 2009 Cadillac Presidential Limousine _____________________________________ Click Here to Read the Original Article on BoldRide  

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