DeVille Protection Series Vehicle Highlights:
Northstar V-8 engine with 275 horsepower (205 kw) and
300 lb.-ft of torque (407 Nm)
protection on roof and rear seat back (around passenger
mobility tire and wheel system designed with two-piece
wheel beadlock system
XM Satellite Radio and universal garage door opener
power driver's side window
Protection Series Provides Unmatched VIP Security
DeVille a vehicle with a long and illustrious history of
providing transportation to presidents, diplomats and VIPs
is available in a Protection Series for the 2004 model
has partnered with Scaletta Moloney Armoring the
preferred U.S. government supplier of armored vehicles
to bring to market a state-of-the-art armored Cadillac
DeVille. This special DeVille will provide an added level of
security to executives, officials and others who may require
protection and security as they travel
DeVille Protection Series is available in a standard sedan
with a range of options to suit individual customer
requirements. Though this DeVille incorporates many advanced
features from ballistic steel and glass, to a special
runflat wheel and tire system, and a self-sealing fuel tank
it is designed to be inconspicuous and not draw undue
attention to the vehicle or its occupants.
armoring has been designed by engineers with expertise in
systems design, ballistics, physics and blast analysis. The
DeVille Protection Series is rated to meet National
Institute of Justice Level IIIA requirements, which means
the vehicle is capable of withstanding attack from firearms
as large and as powerful as a .44 magnum handgun. It is
designed to protect against acts of violence committed with
the most common firearms available in the United States
window side, rear and windshield of the DeVille
Protection Series is made of bullet-resistant glass
incorporating the latest ballistic technology. The
multi-layer construction is designed to withstand the impact
of bullets fired from a wide variety of firearms.
DeVille Protection Series also uses a new, state-of-the-art
method for armor protection developed by Scaletta Moloney
Armoring. A protective shell is built using ballistic steel
panels that are formed with great precision. These carefully
fitted panels, which overlap at critical points, are then
hand-welded together at close tolerances to ensure the
highest quality. The shell is then welded to the chassis.
steel is covered by ordinary steel on roof, sides and
undercarriage to form the protective shell that, along with
the ballistic glass, helps protect the vehicle's occupants.
vehicle also is equipped to ensure continuous mobility, even
with zero tire pressure. The Enhanced Mobility System
combines a special two-piece, heavy-duty wheel and beadlock
system with an advanced run-flat tire insert. Also included
is a tire pressure monitoring system that continuously
monitors the pressure in each tire and alerts the driver if
one or more tires start to lose air pressure.
wheel's beadlock system positively secures the tire to the
rim. The advanced run-flat tire insert is constructed of
specially formulated and reinforced rubber that greatly
reduces road-handling degradation in run-flat conditions.
Even with a flat tire, drivers can still travel up to 30
miles and maintain a 30-mph speed. This allows the DeVille
Protection Series to continue moving under control
as the driver navigates to a "safe" area.
Cadillac DeVille & DTS ARMORED
Cadillac DeVille Protection Series - Fully Armored
factory warranty through 1/15/2009 or 50,000 miles whichever
View of armor installation as used in Cadillac marketing
literature for the Protection Series for the 2004
detailing, fit and finish is like dealer showroom new on
the overlap armoring system.
powerful 32 valve NorthStar V-8 provides ample power for
handling yet the full size trunk space affords this full
size sedans space
for carrying personal belonging for those family outings.
elegant Cadillac styling is shown here.