…Some joke the car is so tough it could withstand a rocket-propelled grenade. Its tyres are said to work flat, so the vehicle will keep going even if shot at.
While the car’s interior is a closely guarded secret, there is no doubt “The Beast” has been kitted out with the best and most up-to-date equipment.
David Caldwell, a spokesman for General Motors which makes Cadillac, told the BBC that the car is made to specifications that the company is given by the federal government.
“One of the specifications is that we don’t talk about the specifications,” he said.