Chinese Designers Create World’s Most Expensive SUV at $2.2 Million

Chinese Designers Create World’s Most Expensive SUV at $2.2 Million
Bryan Ke
By Bryan Ke
March 22, 2018
Karlmann King, the world’s most expensive SUV (Sport Utility Vehicle) looks like it came out of a DC Comic book and is now on sale for a whopping starting price of $2.2 million.
Image via Instagram / karlmannking
Designed by Chinese company IAT Automobile Technology, the SUV will come in a big package. According to Car Scoops, the creator of this model used a Ford F-550 to lay the groundwork for the Karlmann King.
Normally, the car weighs at around 4.5 tonnes (9,920 pounds). But its body can be upgraded for about $3.8 million to make it bulletproof, increasing the weight of the vehicle to 6 tonnes (13,227 pounds).
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Under the hood, this beast comes equipped with the Ford F-550’s 6.8 liter V10 engine, which has been revamped to reach about 400 horsepower.
Image via Karlmannking.com
The maximum speed you can drive in the Karlmann King is only at 87 miles per hour (140 kilometers per hour) due to the weight of the car.
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Aesthetically, the outside of the Karlmann King looks like a beefed up version of the Batmobile. But it turns out that the real beauty is actually on the inside.
Image via Karlmannking.com
Features to look forward to include ambient lighting, electrically operated pop-out tables, widescreen televisions, a Nespresso machine, a refrigerator and champagne fridge and even a PlayStation 4, Daily Mail reported.
Image via Karlmannking.com
Plus, you can also choose several different color themes for the interior. Check out these examples:
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Those who would like to own a Karlmann King for themselves need to act quickly as the Chinese maker announced that they will only create nine vehicles, which is considered one of the luckiest numbers in China, according to Fox.
Image via Karlmannking.com
If only the Karlmann King had a bed installed inside, then maybe it could compete with the $1 million Chinese luxury RV that looks like a mini mansion on wheels.
Featured Image via Instagram / Karlmann King
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