SUV (Sports Utility Vehicle) have increasingly become the choice of celebrities and the wealthy who want to move around the city in safety and relative anonymity while not compromising in space and luxury.
In the high price range you’ll find bullet proof, military style vehicles with lavish limousine bling inside and is this high-end of the market which is expected to grow and offer more prestige options in the coming years. Bentley, for one, has a super luxury SUV underproduction in the UK at the moment. This vehicle is projected to cost around $1.7 m when it is released in 2016. Porsche and Lamborghini are rumoured to have SUV marked for release in 2017.
In the meantime this is not a complete least of the most expensive SUV, but it is a list of the most coveted SUVs among celebrities and why.
Cadillac Escalade Hybrid Platinum Edition
Cadillac’s Escalade Hybrid breaks from the fuel guzzling trends of other SUV being the world’s first hybrid full-size luxury SUV and a celebrity integrity status symbol. It gets an EPA-rated 20 miles per gallon in the city which is a 50-percent than most other SUVs. It doesn`t skip on comfort, space or performance, delivering up to 5,800 pounds (2,631 kg) of usable towing capacity.
Celebrity owners include Kobe Bryant, Dwayne Wade, David Beckham, and Anna Kournikova.
Land Rover Range Rover Sport 5.0L V8 Supercharged Autobiography
The classic sporty sturdy Land Rover Range Rover Sport 5.0L V8 Supercharged Autobiography has 5.0L V-8 510hp engine with an intercooled supercharger, 8-speed automatic transmission with overdrive, integrated navigation system and driveline traction control. It`s easy to drive and gives a sense of protection and power.
The list of Hollywood stars and other celebrities behind the wheel of this Land Rover are too numerous to mention but here goes; Ryan Seacrest, Aaron Eckhart, Nicky and Paris Hilton, Jessica Simpson, Michael Phelps, Olivia Wilde, Angelina Jolie, Kiera Knightley, Daniel Craig, John Mayer, Nicole Richie, Jennifer Lopez, Pamela Anderson, Victoria Beckham and Miley Cyrus.
Dartz Prombron Monaco Red Diamond Edition
This is what the Russian Oligarchies have already embraced in a whole different price bracket. If you want an SUV with bling and army level security, the Dartz Kombatg T98 will make a loud and impenetrable statement for you. This Russian made SUV is the most expensive SUV until the Bentley`s version hits the road.
It is of course a bulletproof SUV and has 8.1 liter GM V8-powered Dartz engine. The latest version comes in ruby red matte paint with gold-plated bulletproof windows, 22″ Kremlin Red Star bulletproof wheels, a tungsten exhaust and a coating of kevlar. The dials and buttons are made of white gold, diamonds and rubies. It also features a special Vertu mobile phone with an alert function and not everyone`s taste – the interior is lined with whale penis leather!
Kanya West just brought two of these vehicles to protect baby North and Kim, but he opted out of the red choosing chrome and black.
Price: $1.5 million