If the BMW XM is a slightly too soft focus and at one point with the universe, Rezvani Vengeance could be the SUV you’re looking for.
With its cartoonish exterior, it’s hard to tell which car Vengeance is based on, unless you recognize the bird wing mirror design.
The interior, at least in the base trim, has changed little from the Cadillac Escalade, except for the logo on the steering wheel and Rezvani badging on each seat.
If you’re willing to drop an extra $125,000 ($199,000) on the car, Rezvani replaces the second and third rows of seats with an “executive” seating area with two heated and ventilated reclining seats with features built-in massagers, bulkhead drivers, big TVs, a bunch of iPads, starry nights or illuminated headlines, and a bar.
There are three engines available for the Vengeance, starting with the standard 6.2-liter V8 making 313kW and 623Nm.
There’s also a 207kW/624Nm 3.0-litre straight-six turbo-diesel and a 6.2-litre turbocharged V8 of 509kW/885Nm from the engine. Escalade-DRAW.
With the military package, Vengeance has features that match its looks.
This optional package includes bulletproof glass and armor, underbody explosion protection, smoke screens, military-grade flat tires, reinforced suspension, thermal night vision and pulse protection. electromagnetic.
The car is also protected by electric door handles, steel ram bumpers, turn signals, bright lights.
Other features include bulletproof vests and helmets, respirators, first aid kits, hypothermia, pepper spray, magnetic death bolts, and intercoms.
For a little extra peace of mind, there’s also an explosive detection system and a 1000W battery pack with solar panels for off-grid charging.
Vengeance pricing starts at $249,000 ($329,000) and can last as little as $607,750 ($967,000) with all options, including a military package, executive seat, gun rack, and table safe central control.
For context, the short-wheelbase Cadillac Escalade starts at $79,795 ($127,000), while the Escalade-V costs $149,695 ($238,000).